The History of English Spelling

The History of English Spelling

Author(s): Christopher Upward, George Davidson

Published Online: 20 JUL 2012 01:00AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405190244

Online ISBN: 9781444342994

DOI: 10.1002/9781444342994

Series Editor(s): David Crystal

About this Book

The History of English Spelling reveals the history of Modern English spelling, tracing its origins and development from Old English up to the present day.

  • Includes a wealth of information and data on English spelling not available anywhere else
  • Features a complementary website with additional material at www.historyofenglishspelling.info
  • Includes detailed coverage of the contributions from French, Latin, Greek - and the many other languages - to our current orthography
  • Serves as a companion volume to Geoffrey Hughes's A History of English Words in the same series

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