An Introduction to Middle English
Edinburgh University Press | February 2003 | ISBN 0 7486 1481 8 | English | 192 pages | PDF | 2.37 MB
This authoritative survey offers a concise description of Middle English, the language of Chaucer, during the period from 1100 to 1500. Middle English is discussed in relation to both earlier and later stages in the history of English and in regard to other languages with which it came into contact. The book covers the principal features of Middle English spelling, pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary and also introduces Middle English textual studies.