Old English Language
Posted: 02 Nov 2009
Topics include how Old English works, and what makes it different from Modern English; where Old English comes from and how it relates to other languages; pronunciation, inflection, dialects and more.
A five-part lecture series delivered by Dr Stuart D Lee, Faculty of English, University of Oxford in October/November 2009. They are introductory lectures aimed at first-year students, taking them through Old English language and literature, its cultural importance, and an overview of the history of the Anglo-Saxon period.