Designed For Introductory Courses In Old English, Word Hoard Offers A Vocabulary Of Some Words Drawn From The Poems That Beginning Students Normally Read Exploiting The Natural Curiosity We Feel About Our Own Language, Stephen Barney Draws Etymological Connections, Provides Mnemonic Aids, And Introduces The Student To Cultural And Literary Concepts As Well As Words This Second Edition Of His Valuable Book Has Been Completely Reset In A Format That Improves Its Clarity And Conciseness Reviews Of The Earlier Edition An Excellent Piece Of Work It Makes Learning The Basic Vocabulary Of Old English, Especially Of The Poetry, An Adventure In Ideas, Adding In Short Compass The Fascination Of Etymology And Even Semantics To The Otherwise Laborious And At First Crude Efforts To Understand The Texts John C Pope It Obviously Reflects Enthusiasm And A Great Deal Of Hard Work, And It Will Serve Very Well The Students For Whom It Is Intended Thomas D Hill, Speculum There Is Nothing Quite Like It In The Literature Such A Book Would Have Been Enthusiastically Greeted Years Ago It Is Doubly Welcome Today ChoiceStephen A Barney Is Professor Of English At The University Of California At Irvine
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- 79 pages
- Word-Hoard: An Introduction to Old English Vocabulary (Yale Language Series)
- Stephen A. Barney
- 01 August 2018 Stephen A. Barney