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Essentials of Early English An Introduction to Old, Middle and Early Modern English

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ISBN-10: 0415342597

ISBN-13: 9780415342599

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Jeremy J. Smith

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Completely revised and updated, this new edition improves the highly successfulEssentials of Early Englishthat went before it. InEssentials of Early EnglishJeremy Smith presupposes almost no knowledge whatsoever and covers the vast subject in one neat volume. The book covers the three key stages of Early English: Old, Middle and Early Modern. Accessible and user-friendly, the new edition brings the story up to the present day with a new section entitled 'From Early Modern English to Late Modern English' and includes web links, facsimiles of texts, and a new further reading section. Grammatical aspects are fully detailed and explained, and example texts with accompanying notes make this book…    
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Book details

List price: $50.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/26/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Jeremy J. Smith is Professor of English Philology in the Department of English Language at the University of Glasgow. His recent publications include Sound Change and the History of English (2007), Essentials of Early English, 2nd edition, 2005) and An Introduction to Middle English (with S. Horobin, 2002).

Describing Language
Old English
Middle English
Early Modern English
Old English Texts
Middle English Texts
Early Modern English
Annotated Bibliography
Old English Glossary
Grammatical Index