Date: 21-Nov-2006 From: Palgrave Macmillan <palgravemacmillanpalgrave.com> Subject: From Old English to Standard English, Third Edition: Freeborn
Title: From Old English to Standard English, Third Edition
Subtitle: A Course Book in Language Variations Across Time
Series Title: Studies in English Language
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
This practical and informative course book leads the student through the development of the language from Old English, through Middle and Early Modern English to the establishment of Standard English in the eighteenth century. This third edition has been expanded to provide more guidance and background information for students. New sections have also been added to outline the development of writing hands and provide a brief introduction to palaeography. The book also has a fully integrated ancillary website.