Journals Higher Education

$120.00

Hardcover

Published: 30 September 2014

384 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198701675


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The Grammar of Names in Anglo-Saxon England

The Linguistics and Culture of the Old English Onomasticon

Fran Colman

  • Draws on extensive empirical data relating to nearly all documented names in Anglo-Saxon England
  • Offers a highly systematic and detailed treatment of female versus male names and the socio-political standing of the name-bearers
  • Proposes a new and original approach to the analysis of linguistic structures based on established grammatical traditions
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