A guide to Old English

Front Cover
University of Toronto Press, 1982 - Foreign Language Study - 271 pages
8 Reviews
The seventh edition of this popular introduction to Old English language and literature retains the general structure and style of previous editions, but has been updated, and includes two new, much-requested texts: the Cotton Gnomes and Wulfstan's "Sermo Lupia ad Anglos" - and two new appendices: A List of Linguistic Terms Used in This Book and The Moods of Old English. Provides a range of helpful pedagogical tools: a map of Anglo-Saxon England, notes, a glossary, indexes to Part I, and a general introduction to Anglo-Saxon studies. Contains a special "How to Use this Guide" section, to aid both self-study and classroom use.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4
4 stars
3
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0

Review: A Guide to Old English

User Review  - Noah - Goodreads

Rather confusing in its explanation of the grammar, but a really good collection of graduated things to translate (and with a good glossary to boot). Read full review

Review: A Guide to Old English

User Review  - Fred - Goodreads

Good resource and one that will need to be read again. Read full review

Contents

PART
9
Adjectives 6376
28
Strong Verbs and SoundChanges relevant to them
37
Copyright

14 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

Bibliographic information