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The Old Saxon Language: Grammar, Epic Narrative, Linguistic Interference

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This book, the first grammar of the Old Saxon language written in English, is self-contained with its inclusion of selected readings from the "Heliand" epic and appropriate comparative readings from two interference dialects, Old High German and Old English. It introduces the reader, regardless of degree of linguistic training, to the basic structure of a Germanic dialect. As a diachronic synchrony (variation and change within the Old Saxon time frame), "The Old Saxon Language" is largely dictated by cognitive strategies ...

The Old Saxon Language: Grammar, Epic Narrative, Linguistic Interference 1992, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820418933

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