Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Wiley-Blackwell Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info


New from Oxford University Press!

ad

Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

By David Crystal

Offers a unique view of the English language and its development, and includes witty commentary and anecdotes along the way.


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

By Peter Mark Roget

This book "supplies a vocabulary of English words and idiomatic phrases 'arranged … according to the ideas which they express'. The thesaurus, continually expanded and updated, has always remained in print, but this reissued first edition shows the impressive breadth of Roget's own knowledge and interests."


New from Brill!

ad

The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek

By Franco Montanari

Coming soon: The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek by Franco Montanari is the most comprehensive dictionary for Ancient Greek to English for the 21st Century. Order your copy now!


Book Information

   

Title: Old English Phonology
Written By: Roger Lass
John M. Anderson
Series Title: Cambridge Studies in Linguistics 14
Description:

A detailed study of Old English, taking as its point of departure the
‘standard theory’ of generative phonology as developed by Chomsky and
Halle. Dr Lass and Dr Anderson set out all the main phonological processes
of Old English and against their larger historical background (including
subsequent developments in the history of English). They propose many fresh
solutions to long-standing problems in the history and structure of Old
English. The result is an extensive and sophisticated treatment of this
subject. An important theory is examined against a well-studied body of
linguistic knowledge, and is partly validated and partly revised. The book
will be important for all linguistics and historians of English and
Indo-European.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Review: Not available for review. If you would like to review a book on The LINGUIST List, please login to view the AFR list.
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
Subject Language(s): English, Old
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
Click here to see the original emailed issue.

Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 052113627X
ISBN-13: 9780521136273
Prices: U.K. £ 18.99
U.S. $ 34.99