From Old English to Standard English: A Course Book in by Dennis Freeborn

By Dennis Freeborn

This useful path e-book explores the improvement of the language from outdated English to the institution of ordinary English. This 3rd version has been multiplied to supply extra historical past info, with a supplementary site and new sections to stipulate the improvement of writing arms and supply a quick creation to palaeography.

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