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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.
An indispensable store of information on the English language, written by some of the best-known grammarians in the world.
Once again available in paperback, Quirk and Wrenn's Old English Grammar is a convenient reference tool to complement readings in Old English. Appropriate for basic or advanced study of Old English language and literature, this brief modern grammar covers orthography, pronunciation, inflection, syntax, word formation, and phonology. The authors provide a clear overview of Late West Saxon, with notes that open up the... more...
An ELBS/LPBB edition is available.
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