A Guide to Old English

A Guide to Old English

Description

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


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Details

Author(s)
Bruce Mitchell, Fred C. Robinson
Format
Paperback | 444 pages
Dimensions
157 x 229 x 25mm | 622g
Publication date
25 Oct 2011
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Imprint
Wiley-Blackwell
Publication City/Country
Hoboken, United States
Language
English
Edition Statement
8th Edition
Illustrations note
Illustrations, maps
ISBN10
0470671076
ISBN13
9780470671078
Bestsellers rank
89,189