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Introduction to Middle English

Introduction to Middle English - 03 edition

Introduction to Middle English - 03 edition

ISBN13: 9780195219500

ISBN10: 0195219503

Introduction to Middle English by Simon Horobin and Jeremy Smith - ISBN 9780195219500
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2003
International: No
Introduction to Middle English by Simon Horobin and Jeremy Smith - ISBN 9780195219500

ISBN13: 9780195219500

ISBN10: 0195219503

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 03

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Summary

This authoritative survey offers a concise description of Middle English, the language of Chaucer, during the period from 1100 to 1500. Middle English is discussed in relation to both earlier and later stages in the history of English and in regard to other languages with which it came into contact. The book covers the principal features of Middle English spelling, pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary and also introduces Middle English textual studies.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. What did Middle English look like?
3. Middle English in use
4. Spellings and sounds
5. The lexicon
6. Grammar
7. Looking forward
App Middle English texts
Discussion of the exercises
References
Index

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