Author : Richard Hogg
Description: An Introduction to Old English An Introduction to Old English : Richard Hogg : 2003 : pdf .:Oxford University Press : 176 : 1,9 ISBN: 0195219481 : 0 (: 0) :This accessible overview covers all the basic linguistic elements of Old English, including nouns, adjectives, verbs, syntax, word order, and vocabulary. Offering a unique study of Old English in context, it combines a wide variety of short texts with an up-to-date assessment of the forms of language that remain as the foundation of English today. Comparisons are drawn between Old and present-day English and also with other related languages such as Dutch, German, and French. Old English poetry and dialect variation are also discussed.