Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||[by] Robert J. Kispert.|
|LC Classifications||PE135 .K45|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 275 p.|
|Number of Pages||275|
|LC Control Number||76130648|
Designed for introductory courses in Old English, Word-Hoard offers a vocabulary of some words drawn from the poems that beginning students normally read. Exploiting the natural curiosity we feel about our own language, Stephen Barney draws etymological connections, provides mnemonic aids, and introduces the student to cultural and literary concepts as well as by: This innovative introduction to the Old English language focuses on what students need to know in order to engage with Old English literary and historical texts. A pioneering introduction to Old English designed for a new generation of students. Assumes no expertise in other languages or in traditional grammar/5. Book Overview Elementary Old English is a comprehensive introduction to the language. This book presents the language clearly and concisely and is ideal for beginners, whether solitary students or those enrolled in a structured course. Read this book on Questia. Old English, or Anglo-Saxon, is the name given to the language spoken in Britain by the Germanic settlers from the time of the earliest settlements in the fifth century until the end of the eleventh century.
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