Chaucer's Language by Simon Horobin

By Simon Horobin

The English language has replaced dramatically over the last 500 years, making it more and more tricky for college kids to learn Chaucer's works. Assuming no past linguistic wisdom or familiarity with center English, Simon Horobin introduces scholars to Chaucer's language and the significance of analyzing Chaucer within the unique, instead of glossy translation.

Chaucer's Language
- leads the reader lightly via uncomplicated linguistic suggestions with applicable explanation
- highlights how Chaucer's English differs from present-day English, and the importance of this for reading and figuring out his work
- offers shut research and comparability with the writings of Chaucer's contemporaries to teach how Chaucer drew at the number of heart English to accomplish specific poetic effects
- contains pattern texts, a word list of linguistic terminology, a bibliography and proposals for extra examining to assist study.

Authoritative and easy-to-follow, this can be an quintessential consultant to realizing, appreciating and having fun with the language of Chaucer.

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