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By Simon Horobin

ISBN-10: 0230293786

ISBN-13: 9780230293786

ISBN-10: 0230293794

ISBN-13: 9780230293793

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

Chaucer's Language
- leads the reader lightly via easy linguistic strategies with acceptable 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
- comprises pattern texts, a word list of linguistic terminology, a bibliography and proposals for extra interpreting to help study.

Authoritative and easy-to-follow, this can be an essential advisor to knowing, appreciating and having fun with the language of Chaucer.

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By Simon Horobin

ISBN-10: 0230293786

ISBN-13: 9780230293786

ISBN-10: 0230293794

ISBN-13: 9780230293793

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

Chaucer's Language
- leads the reader lightly via easy linguistic strategies with acceptable 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
- comprises pattern texts, a word list of linguistic terminology, a bibliography and proposals for extra interpreting to help study.

Authoritative and easy-to-follow, this can be an essential advisor to knowing, appreciating and having fun with the language of Chaucer.

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