A Historical Linguistic Companion
By (author) Roger Lass
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Old English by Roger Lass
Book DescriptionOld English is a companion to Old English studies and to historical studies of early English in general. It is also an introduction to Indo-European studies in the particular sense in which they underpin the history of English. Professor Roger Lass makes accessible in a linguistically up-to-date and readable form the Indo-European and Germanic background to Old English, as well as what can be reconstructed about the resulting state of Old English itself. His book is a bridge between the more elementary Old English grammars and the major philological grammars and recent interpretations of the Old English data.Old English assumes a basic knowledge of phonetics and phonology, the elements of syntactic and morphological theory, and an introduction to historical linguistics. An extensive glossary gives definitions of the major technical terms used.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521458481
(228mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 25-Feb-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Roger Lass
Old English Phonology, Paperback (February 2010)
A detailed study of Old English, taking as its point of departure the 'standard theory' of generative phonology as developed by Chomsky and Halle.
On Explaining Language Change, Paperback (July 2009)
Dr Lass argues that theoretical constructs of language change should be based more on philosophy than the physical sciences.
English Phonology and Phonological Theory, Paperback (June 2009)
Dr Lass examines certain crucial issues in phonological and general linguistic theory through detailed studies of English phonetics, dialectology and language-history.
Cambridge History of the English Language, Hardback (January 2000)» View all books by Roger Lass
This volume spans Middle English, Early Modern English and the early stages of modern language.
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