A Guide to Old English, Paperback / softback Book


A comprehensive introduction to Old English, combining simple, clear philology with the best literary works to provide a compelling and accessible beginners guide. * Provides a comprehensive introduction to Old English * Uses a practical approach suited to the needs of the beginning student * Features selections from the greatest works of Old English literature, organized from simple to more challenging texts to keep pace with the reader * Includes a discussion of Anglo-Saxon literature, history, and culture, and a bibliography directing readers to useful publications on the subject * Updated throughout with new material including the first 25 lines from Beowulf with detailed annotation and an explanation of Grimm s and Verner s laws


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