History of English

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    An Introduction to Middle English

    An Introduction to Middle English combines an elementary grammar of the English language from about 1100 to about 1500 with a selection of texts for…

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    A History of Old English Literature

    Alexander’s A History of Old English Literature is an outstanding introduction to a difficult period of literary history. It provides a simple historical and cultural…

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    American English

    This book is a cultural-historical (rather than purely linguistic) introduction to American English. The first part consists of a general account of variation in American…