A guide to Old English

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University of Toronto Press, 1982 - Foreign Language Study - 271 pages
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.

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User Review  - asnackate - LibraryThing

Excellent. Used this as a course book at university, but I managed to teach myself quite a lot from it before I went. This is the book you need if you want to learn, or learn about, Old English. It ... Read full review

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A very strong grammar and methodical reference, with texts. Not necessarily the most accessible, as it assumes some linguistic theory. Read full review


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