Cambridge Univ Pr Books
Books editi da Cambridge Univ Pr con argomento English Language Old English Ca 450 1100
Smith Jeremy J.
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr collana (Paperback)
Old English provides a clear linguistic introduction to English between the 5th century and the Norman invasion in 1066. Tailored to suit the needs of individual course modules, it assumes no prior knowledge of the subject, and presents the basic facts in a straightforward manner, making it the ideal beginners' text....
Long Vowel Shifts in English, C. 1050-1700
Stenbrenden Gjertrud Flermoen
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr collana Cambridge Univ Pr (Hardcover) , 2016
English Historical Metrics
McCully C. B. (EDT)
Anderson John J. (EDT)
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr collana Cambridge Univ Pr (Hardcover) , 1996
Beowulf and Old Germanic Metre
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr collana (Hardcover)
This is a clear and accessible account of early Germanic alliterative verse that explains how such verse was treated by the Beowulf poet. There are differences of poetic style between Beowulf and the otherwise similar verse of ancient Scandinavia and continental Europe. Such distinctions have intrigued scholars for...