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Ellis, Alexander John, 1814-1890.
On early English pronunciation.
London, Pub. for the Philological Society by Asher & Co., and for the Early English Text Society and the Chaucer Society, by Trübner & Co., 1869-89
|Named Person:||William Shakespeare; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; William Shakespeare|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Alexander John Ellis; William Salesbury; Johann Andreas Schmeller; Alexander Barclay; Louis-Lucien Bonaparte, prince; Johan Winkler; Francis James Child
|Notes:||Titles of v. 4 and 5 differ slightly. Vol. 5 has imprint: London, Pub. for the Philological Society, the Early English Text Society, and the Chaucer Society, by Trübner & Co., 1889.
Issued jointly by the Philological Society, the Early English Text Society, and the Chaucer Society; appearing as no. 1, 4-5, 1, 25 in 2d series of the publications of the Chaucer Society, no. 2, 7, 14, 23, 56, in extra series of the publications of the Early English Text Society and without number in the Philological Society publications.
An abridgement of the 5th part was published by the English Dialect Society, 1899, in v. 24 under title: "English dialects, their sounds and homes."
Issued in boards.
|Description:||5 volumes 2 folded maps (including frontispiece, volumes 5) 23 cm.|
|Contents:||pt. 1. On the pronunciation of the XIVth, XVIth, XVIIth, and XVIIIth centuries.--pt. 2. On the pronunciation of the XIIIth and previous centuries, of Anglosaxon, Icelandic, Old Norse and Gothic, with chronological tables of the value of letters and expressions of sounds in English writing.--pt. 3. Illustrations of the pronunciation of the XIVth and XVth centuries. Chaucer, Gower, Wycliffe, Spenser, Shakspere, Salesbury, Barclay, Hart, Bullokar, Gill, Pronunciation vocabulary.--pt. 4. ... Illustrations of the pronunciation of English in the XVIIth, XVIIIth, and XIXth centuries ... Received American and Irish pronunciation of English. Abstracts of Schmeller's treatise on Bavarian dialects, and Winkler's Low German and Friesian Dialecticon, and Prince L.L. Bonaparte's vowel and consonant lists. Phonological introduction to dialects.--pt. 5. Existing dialectal as compared with West Saxon pronunciation. With two maps of the dialect districts.|
|Series Title:||Chaucer Society. [Publications] Second series. 1, 4, 5, 11, 25|
|Responsibility:||By Alexander J. Ellis ...|
- English language -- Phonology.
- English language -- Pronunciation.
- English language -- Middle English, 1100-1500.
- English language -- Early modern, 1500-1700.
- Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.
- Chaucer, Geoffrey, -- -1400.
- Phonetic alphabet.
- English language -- Dialects -- Phonology.
- English language -- Early modern.
- English language -- Middle English.