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Description - An Introduction to Old English by Rhona Alcorn

This updated edition of the classic textbook off ers a unique study of Old English in context. It combines a wide variety of short texts with a coherent and up-todate assessment of the forms of language which remain as the foundation of English today. Designed for students unfamiliar with the earliest stages of Englis, it provides a basis for further study of the history of the language.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748642380
ISBN-10: 0748642382
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 17-Jan-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Rhona Alcorn

Rhona Alcorn is the first receipient of the Richard M. Hogg Prize, awarded annually by the International Society for the Linguistics of English since 2008. She is currently a researcher at the Institute for Historical Dialectology, University of Edinburgh. Richard Hogg was formerly Smith Professor of English Language and Medieval Literature at the University of Manchester.