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A Guide to Old English

Hich fully reveal the range that Old English poetry offers in mood intensity humor and natural observation Full explanatory notes accompany all the texts and a detailed glossary is providedThe new edition of this highly acclaimed Guide will be welcomed by teachers and by anyone wanting to gain a greater understanding and enjoyment of the language and literature of the Anglo Saxon Aimed at autodidacts as well as traditional students The author loves OE and you can tell

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For than thirty years A Guide to Old English has been the standard introduction to Old English language and literature This updated sixth edition retains the structure and style of the popular previous editions and includes two new much reuested texts Wulf and Eadwacer and JudithThe book consists of two parts Part One comprises an introduction to the Old English language includin If you re into stuff like this you can read the full reviewAncient Norse A Guide to Old English by Bruce Mitchell Fred C RobinsonThere is a lot of nonsense out there that English somehow evolved from Latin So a uick history lesson1st century Romans came to Britannia and subjugated Celts Romans left minimal impact on the language and left at end of 4th century CE4th 5th century Roman Empire collapses Latin becomes exclusive language of priesthood Commoners stop using it and it dies6th century Saxons invade and exterminated the Celts Except for WalesCornwall Language of Brittania becomes Saxon8th century Vikings started raiding and eventually invade Major influence of Norse words on English language

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G orthography and pronunciation inflexions word formation an authoritative section on syntax This is followed by an introduction to Anglo Saxon studies which discusses language literature history archaeology and ways of life Sound changes are treated as they become relevant in understanding apparent irregularities in inflexion Part Two contains verse texts most of them complete w Six weeks after I began I m reading Old English thanks to the wonderful guidance of a good professor and this perceptive book Mitchell Robinson think of all the grammatical conundrums and explain them with simplicity so that in 4 6 weeks you to can read Anglo Saxon poetry and let there be no uestion it s entirely worth the effort to translate the poems

  • Paperback
  • 400
  • A Guide to Old English
  • Bruce Mitchell
  • English
  • 05 July 2018
  • 9780631226369

10 thoughts on “A Guide to Old English

  1. says:

    If you're into stuff like this you can read the full reviewAncient Norse A Guide to Old English by Bruce Mitchell Fred C RobinsonThere is a lot of nonsense out there that English somehow evolved from Latin So a uick history lesson1st century Romans came to Britannia and subjugated Celts Romans left minimal impact on the language and left at end of 4th century CE4th 5th century Roman Empire collapses Latin becomes exclusive languag

  2. says:

    Haha look this is on GoodreadsI mean ahem It is my view that the linguistic nuances of Old English poetry are lost completely in tran

  3. says:

    I have really fond memories of this book and can remember buying it many years ago At that period Mitchell and Robinson's books were all the

  4. says:

    1945 books read in 20171023 bookshelf read in 2017This book is aimed at native speakers of English if you know Germanhave taken classes in German you will know some parts already just with some new words I couldn't seem to remember Definitely need to re read if I really want to master Old English but my course is done ;

  5. says:

    This is one of the best language primers I've used I really hate the phrase makes history come ALIVE butwellthe book goes out of its way to explain how culture affects language and how Old English affects the language we speak today Some of the poems The Wanderer comes to mind are unspeakably sad and beautiful

  6. says:

    Six weeks after I began I'm reading Old English thanks to the wonderful guidance of a good professor and this perceptive book Mitchell Robinson think of all the grammatical conundrums and explain them with simplicity so that in 4 6 weeks you to can read Anglo Saxon poetry and let there be no uestion it's entire

  7. says:

    What a backwards way to learn a language I taught myself by just reading the sample texts in the back with a glossary You pick up declensions as you go It would be better if the text started you reading OE right away and e

  8. says:

    This book provides a description of Anglo Saxon many examples to learn and an impressive bibliography of sources to launch

  9. says:

    Aimed at autodidacts as well as traditional students The author loves OE and you can tell

  10. says:

    This is my review for the Eighth Edition of Mitchell's Guide to Old English Overall I find it to be a useful intro

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