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Title: A Book of Middle English
Subtitle: Third Edition
Written By: J. A Burrow
Thorlac Turville-Petre
URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/1405117095
Description:

This essential Middle English textbook, now in its third edition,
introduces students to the wide range of literature written in England
between 1150 and 1400.

- New, thoroughly revised edition of this essential Middle English textbook.

- Introduces the language of the time, giving guidance on pronunciation,
spelling, grammar, metre, vocabulary and regional dialects.

- Now includes extracts from 'Pearl' and Chaucer's 'Troilus and Criseyde'.

- Bibliographic references have been updated throughout.

- Each text is accompanied by detailed notes.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
Subject Language(s): English, Middle
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1405117095
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 432
Prices: U.S. $ 34.95

 
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1405117087
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 432
Prices: U.S. $ 69.95