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An introduction to the grammar of Old English

Michael Cummings

An introduction to the grammar of Old English

a systemic functional approach

by Michael Cummings

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Published by Equinox Pub. in London : Oakville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Grammar,
  • English language -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Grammar,
  • Systemic grammar,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael Cummings.
    SeriesFunctional linguistics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE131 .C86 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23223765M
    ISBN 109781845533632, 9781845533649
    LC Control Number2009018107

    Introduction to Old English is the leading text available designed to help students engage with Old English literary and historical texts for the first time. This new edition builds on the success of the original and .   "In its references to web-sites and computer-links, [An Introduction to Old English] is very much a book of the twenty-first century; and many of its novel features - for example the chapter on the grammar /5().

    An Introduction to the Grammar of Old English by Michael Joseph Cummings Book Resume: This book applies the techniques of systemic functional grammar to the description of the Old English historical . "Introduction to Old English is the leading text available designed to help students engage with Old English literary and historical texts for the first time. This new edition builds on the success of the .

    This innovative introduction to the Old English language focuses on what students need to know in order to engage with Old English literary and historical texts. Designed for a new generation, the book assumes no expertise in traditional grammar . Introduction to Old English proves to be not only an exceedingly effective primer with regard to Anglo-Saxon literature, but an invaluable reference to accompany further readings and studies within the context of the language. Every student of Old English should sleep with a copy of this book /5(6).


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For more than thirty years, A Guide to Old English has been the standard introduction to Old English language and literature. This updated sixth edition retains the structure and style of the popular previous editions, and includes two new, much-requested texts: Wulf and Eadwacer and book /5.

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Hogg's two-volume analysis of the sounds and grammatical forms of the Old English language. Incorporates insights derived from the latest theoretical and technological advances, which post-date most Old English.

book, followed by a discussion and evaluation of the volume, with a few general observations on Old English teaching materials. Professor Fulk is ideally suited for writing a grammar of Old English and compiling an anthology of Anglo-Saxon literature to accompany the linguistic description.

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