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Title: A Guide to Old English
Subtitle: Sixth Edition
Edited By: Bruce Mitchell
Fred Robinson
URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/book.asp?ref=0631226362&site=1
Description:

The sixth edition of this popular introduction to Old English language and
literature retains the general structure and style of previous editions,
but has been updated and includes two new texts: Wulf and Eadwacer and Judith.

-A new edition of the most widely used introduction to Old English language
and literature.
-Includes two new texts, widely requested by teachers and students: Wulf
and Eadwacer and Judith.
-Includes a range of helpful pedagogical tools - a map of Anglo-Saxon
England, notes, a glossary, indexes to Part I, and a general introduction
to Anglo-Saxon studies. Can be used in the classroom or for self-study;
there is a special section "How to Use this Guide".

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English, Old
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631226362
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 424
Prices: U.S. $ 39.95