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Volume 2

Old English

Ed. by Brinton, Laurel / Bergs, Alexander

Series:Mouton Reader

DE GRUYTER MOUTON

    29,95 € / $34.99 / £24.99*

    Paperback
    Publication Date:
    September 2017
    ISBN
    978-3-11-052273-0
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    Overview

  • Comprehensive coverage of the history of English and of major varieties of English
  • Synopsis of current research into key questions and debates in English historical linguistics
  • Individual chapters written by leading authorities in the field
  • Aims and Scope

    The volume provides an in-depth account of Old English, organized by linguistic level. Individual chapters investigate the state-of-the art in the linguistics of Old English and explore key areas of debate such as dialectology, language contact, standardization, and literary language. The volume sets the scene with a chapter on pre-Old English and ends with a chapter discussing textual resources available for the study of earlier English.

    Details

    15.5 x 23.0 cm
    ix, 272 pages
    DE GRUYTER MOUTON
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Collection
    Keyword(s):
    English historical linguistics; Old English; Middle English; Early Modern English

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    Laurel Brinton, Vancouver, Canada; Alexander Bergs, Osnabrück, Germany.

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