The History of the English Language (Part I)

By: Lerer, Professor Seth

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K3 - 6 near fine cassettes in a very good cover/case that has some light discoloration and wear. Includes a Course Guidebook. 12 Lectures 6 Cassette Tapes. The Great Courses. Teaching that engages the mind. Course No. 801. The History of the English Language (Part I) by Professor Seth Lerer, Stanford University. 1.Introduction to the Study of Language ; 2.The Historic Study of Language-Methods and Approaches; 3.The Prehistory of English-The Indo-European Context; 4.Reconstructing Meaning and Sound; 5.Words and Worlds-Historical Linguistics and the Study of Culture; 6.The Beginnings of English; 7.Old English-The Anglo-Saxon Worldview; 8.Changing Language-Did the Normans Really Conquer English?; 9.Conquering Language-What Did the Normans Do to English?; 10.Chaucer's English; 11.Dialect Jokes and Literary Representation in Middle English; 12.A Multilingual World-Medieval Attitudes Toward Language Change and Variation. Satisfaction Guaranteed.

Title: The History of the English Language (Part I)

Author: Lerer, Professor Seth

Categories: Audio, Audio Non-Fiction,

Publisher: Springfield, Virginia, The Teaching Company: 1998

Binding: Audio Cassette

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Book ID: EC35730BB