'A much-needed tool for students, which contextualises Old English language and literature and introduces students to linguistic terminology in a friendly and informative way.' Bernard J. Muir, University of Melbourne
'[Old English] is both a comprehensive and impressively concise introduction to the earliest form of our language.' BAAL News (newsletter of the British Association of Applied Linguistics)
This book introduces the linguistic study of English between the 5th century and the Norman invasion in 1066, tailored to suit the needs of individual, one-term course modules. Contains exercises based on authentic Anglo-Saxon texts, a comprehensive glossary, and companion website. Set to become the leading introduction to the subject.