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An Old English Grammar [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780415045346Publication details: Hoboken : Routledge, 2012.Edition: 2nd edISBN:
  • 9780203407578
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: An Old English GrammarDDC classification:
  • 429.82
LOC classification:
  • Pe131.Q57 1989eb
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Contents:
Front Cover; An Old English Grammar; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; I. Introduction; General; Orthography and Pronunciation; II. Inflexions; Nouns; Adjectives; Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs; Numerals; Pronouns; Verbs; III. Syntax; Functions of the Cases; Noun Modifiers and Pronouns; Concord; Tense, Aspect, Voice; Mood; Word-Order; Relationship; IV. Word-Formation; V. Phonology; Preliminary Notes; Some Gmc Sound-Changes Affecting OE; OE Minor Sound-Changes; Some Major OE Sound-Changes; Index
Summary: This book is designed especially for the literary student of English, and provides a single compact grammar primarily concerned with Classical Old English, rather than the other Old English dialects. The book takes a descriptive approach and avoids assuming a knowledge of Germanic philology. The introduction provides a minimum background of knowledge and indicates the kinds of evidence on which the grammatical description is based.
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Front Cover; An Old English Grammar; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; I. Introduction; General; Orthography and Pronunciation; II. Inflexions; Nouns; Adjectives; Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs; Numerals; Pronouns; Verbs; III. Syntax; Functions of the Cases; Noun Modifiers and Pronouns; Concord; Tense, Aspect, Voice; Mood; Word-Order; Relationship; IV. Word-Formation; V. Phonology; Preliminary Notes; Some Gmc Sound-Changes Affecting OE; OE Minor Sound-Changes; Some Major OE Sound-Changes; Index

This book is designed especially for the literary student of English, and provides a single compact grammar primarily concerned with Classical Old English, rather than the other Old English dialects. The book takes a descriptive approach and avoids assuming a knowledge of Germanic philology. The introduction provides a minimum background of knowledge and indicates the kinds of evidence on which the grammatical description is based.