The Continental Backgrounds of English and its Insular Development until 1154

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In conjunction with two other volumes, which are scheduled to appear later, The Continental Backgrounds of English and its Insular Development until 1154 aims at giving a comprehensive survey of what by the author is seen as the most interesting aspects of the long history of English from its embryonic stages to the language spoken today in England and America. The present volume spans the period up to A.D. 1154, the year inaugurating the Plantagenet era in England and the year of the last events to be recorded in the annals of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.

[NOWELE Supplement Series, 19]  1998.  xiv, 234 pp.
Publishing status: Available | Original publisher: Odense University Press
Table of Contents
Preface
Hans Frede Nielsen
xi–xii
Abbreviations
xiii–xiv
Introduction
1–5
The Importance of English Language History: A Practical Demonstration
7–17
The Continental Backgrounds of English
19–57
The Anglo-saxon Colonization of Britain
59–86
The Old English Period
87–140
The Latin Element in Old English
141–163
The Scandinavian Settlement in Britain and Its Linguistic Effects
165–188
The Norman Conquest and the Demise of Old English
189–211
References
213–224
Index
225–234
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF/2AB – Linguistics/English
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  99218095 | Marc record