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First published in 1992, A Grammar of Old English, Volume 1: Phonology was a landmark publication that in the intervening years has not been surpassed in its depth of scholarship and usefulness to the field. With the 2011 posthumous publication of Richard M. Hogg’s Volume 2: Morphology, Volume 1 is again in print, now in paperback, so that scholars can own this complete work.Takes account of major developments both in the field of Old English studies and in linguistic theoryTakes full advantage of the Dictionary of Old English project at Toronto, and includes full cross-references to the DOE dataFully utilizes work in phonemic and generative theory and related topicsProvides material crucial for future research both in diachronic and synchronic phonology and in historical sociolinguistics
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Richard M. Hogg (20 May 1944 – 6 September 2007) was a Scottish linguist who was well known for his research on Old English, phonology, and English dialects.
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