From Old English to Standard English

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Traces the development of the English language from the dialects of Old English, through Middle and early modern English to the establishment of standard English in the 18th century, with a postscript on the language today. The core of this book is a series of illustrative texts and facsimilies, with descriptive analyses and assignments for students. The text includes chronicles, letters, diaries, literary extracts and contemporary descriptions of the language at different periods. The focus of study is on variation and ...

From Old English to Standard English 1998, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9780333691557

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From Old English to Standard English 1997, University of Ottawa Press

ISBN-13: 9780776603568

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From Old English to Standard English 1992, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

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From Old English to Standard English 1992, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9780333537671

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