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The History of English : [A Students Guide]

By explaining language change with close reference to literary and other textual examples and emphasising the integral link between a language and its society, this text is especially useful for students of literature as well as linguistics.
Print Book, English, 2013
Routledge, London, 2013
226 p. ; 24 cm.
9780340806951, 9781138131293, 0340806958, 1138131296
Introduction1. English as a Changing Language2. Language Families and the Pre-history of English3. Old English 500-11004. Middle English 1100–15005. Early Modern English 1500-17006. Modern English 1700 onwardsBibliography