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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.

Books By Rhona Alcorn

Introduction to Old English by Rhona Alcorn
Hardback, January 2012
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