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Mitchell, Bruce

A Guide to Old English

Mitchell, Bruce - A Guide to Old English, ebook

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A comprehensive introduction to Old English, combining simple, clear philology with the best literary works to provide a compelling and accessible beginners’ guide.

  • Provides a comprehensive introduction to Old English
  • Uses a practical approach suited to the needs of the beginning student
  • Features selections from the greatest works of Old English literature, organized from simple to more challenging texts to keep pace with the reader
  • Includes a discussion of Anglo-Saxon literature, history, and culture, and a bibliography directing readers to useful publications on the subject
  • Updated throughout with new material including the first 25 lines from Beowulf with detailed annotation and an explanation of Grimm’s and Verner’s laws

Keywords: Old, Middle & Medieval English Literature, Anglo-Saxon, Medieval Literature, History of Language, Beowulf, Bede, Cotton Gnomes, Wulfstan

Author(s)
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
8
Page amount
448 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781119950271
Printed ISBN
9780470671078

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