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Introduction to Old English

by Peter S. Baker

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Published by Blackwell Pub. in Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100.,
  • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Grammar.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [318]-323) and index.

    StatementPeter S. Baker.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE135 .B34 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination332 p. ;
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3565472M
    ISBN 100631234535, 0631234543
    LC Control Number2002038287

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Throughout Hogg emphasizes connections with present day English and with the broader history of Germanic and Indo-European languages. It is also important for students to realize that this short work is no permanent substitute for an expansive, detailed grammar book, such as Mitchell and Robinson's A Guide to Old English.

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