Description - A Companion to the History of the English Language by Haruko Momma
A Companion to the History of the English Language addresses the linguistic, cultural, social, and literary approaches to language study. The first text to offer a complete survey of the field, this volume provides the most up-to-date insights of leading international scholars. * An accessible reference to the history of the English language * Comprises more than sixty essays written by leading international scholars * Aids literature students in incorporating language study into their work * Includes an historical survey of the English language, from its Germanic and Indo- European beginnings to modern British and American English * Enriched with maps, diagrams, and illustrations from historical publications * Introduces the latest scholarship in the field
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Author Biography - Haruko Momma
Haruko Momma is Associate Professor of English at New YorkUniversity. She is the author of The Composition of Old EnglishPoetry (1997) and From Philology to English Studies:Language and Culture in the Nineteenth Century (2009). Michael Matto is Assistant Professor of English andDirector of Writing Programs at Adelphi University. He haspublished articles on Old English language, literature, andculture, and is currently editing (with Greg Delanty) a collectionof new literary translations of Old English poems (2009).