Studying the History of Early English

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Macmillan Education UK, Dec 7, 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 168 pages
This accessible book introduces students to the latest linguistic approaches and methodologies for studying the history of English. Horobin shows the importance of thinking about why, as well as how, language changes over time and includes practical information on gathering evidence alongside worked-through textual examples.

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SIMON HOROBIN is a Reader in the Faculty of English Language and Literature at the University of Oxford. He is the author of An Introduction to Middle English, The Language of the Chaucer Tradition and Chaucer's Language.

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