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Introduction to Early Modern English

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ISBN-10: 0521310466

ISBN-13: 9780521310468

Edition: 1991 (Revised)

Authors: Manfred G�rlach

List price: $113.00
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The period between 1500 and 1700 was the most decisive one in the formation of standard modern English, yet no really comprehensive account of Early Modern English has been available. Manfred Grlach's Introduction to Early Modern English fills a very real need. It provides a thorough and linguistically informed synchronic description of Early Modern English, dealing with its varieties, with writing and orthography, phonetics and phonology, syntax and the lexicon, including sections on problems of language contact and the lexicographical tradition. In addition, it provides a valuable anthology of texts from a wide range of sources: the texts exemplify features from Early Modern English…    
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Book details

List price: $113.00
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/26/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 488
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Manfred Gorlach is Professor in the Department of English at the University of Koln, Germany

List of texts
List of figures
Preface
List of symbols and abbreviations
Chronological table
Introduction
Varieties of Early Modern English
Writing and spelling
Phonology
Inflectional morphology
Syntax
Vocabulary
Texts
Bibliography
Index of persons
Index of topics
Index of selected words