rudiments of grammar for the English-Saxon tongue first given in English : with an apology for the study of northern antiquities, being very useful towards the understanding our ancient English poets and other writers by Elizabeth Elstob

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  • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Grammar

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Statementby Elizabeth Elstob.
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LC ClassificationsPE135 E4 1715
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Paginationxxxv, 70 p.
Number of Pages70
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The Rudiments of Grammar for the English-Saxon Tongue (London: Printed by W. Bowyer, ), by Elizabeth Elstob (multiple formats at Google) Aelfrics Grammatik und Glossar (in Old English and Latin with German notes; based on the edition), by Abbot of Eynsham Aelfric, ed.

by Julius Zupitza (HTML with commentary at ). Elstob, The rudiments of grammar for the English-Saxon tongue, first given in English with an apology for the study of northern antiquities. Being very useful towards the understanding of our ancient English poets, and other writers ().

Colen Campbell begins publication of his pattern book Vitruvius Britannicus, or the British Architect. Elizabeth Elstob publishes the first grammar of Old English, The Rudiments of Grammar for the English-Saxon Tongue, first given in English; with an apology for the study of northern antiquities.

Elizabeth’s second major work was The Rudiments of Grammar for the English-Saxon Tongue (), the first such grammar not to be written in Latin. She prefaced this book with an ‘Apology for the Study of Northern Antiquities,’ in which she bluntly dismissed those such as Jonathan Swift who found the ancient Germanic languages harsh and.

Elstob’s translations into modern English rather than Latin were part of a broader effort to open the study of antiquity to a wider audience. Her Rudiments of Grammar for the English-Saxon Tongue was the first grammar of English and Saxon.

It is also in the collection. Citation. Sufficient glory might have accrued to George Hickes through his niece, who edited the Anglo-Saxon Homily on the Nativity inand produced in her Rudiments of Grammar for the English-Saxon Tongue but Elizabeth Elstob followed a family tradition.

RUDIMENTS OF GRAMMAR FOR THE English-Saxon Tongue, First given in English: WITH AN APOLOGY For the Study of NORTHERN ANTIQUITIES. Being very useful towards the understanding our ancient English Poets, and other Writers.

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HEATHER J. Inshe produced a grammar book, Rudiments of Grammar for the English-Saxon Tongue, first given in English; with an Apology for the Study of Northern Antiquities.

A proposed edition of Aelfric's Homilies, for which she obtained several eminent patrons, including Queen Caroline of Ansbach and Lord Oxford, was never completed. Rodriguez Gil calls Fisher the ‘first female grammarian ’ though that might be to overlook Elizabeth Elstob who produced her Rudiments of grammar for the English-Saxon tongue in However, Elstob was more truly a philologist than Fisher, and Rudiments is a study of Old English grammar.

Fisher wrote the kind of grammar book that very. Elizabeth lived with him at Oxford fromand in London from As a teenager he introduced her to a small but enthusiastic circle of scholars who worked on Anglo-Saxon history and culture.

In London Elstob translated Madeleine de Scudéry 's Essay upon Glory inand an English-Saxon Homily on the Nativity of St Gregory in   In she published 'Rudiments of Grammar for the English-Saxon Tongue, first given in English; with an apology for the Study of Northern Antiquities.' A new set of types was provided for this at the expense of Chief-justice Parker, afterwards Lord Macclesfield.

Yet The Rudiments of Grammar for the English-Saxon Tongue is a good place to start thinking about antiquarianism, because this book has an antiquarian interest as well.

On the title-page, by the printed words ‘By ELIZABETH ELSTOB’, is an inscription: ‘who presented this to. The essay’s comparative investigation of Elstob’s prefaces to her English-Saxon Homily () and her Rudiments of Grammar for the English-Saxon Tongue () shows Elstob shifting away from conventional antiquarian rhetoric and objects of study toward the polite discourse of literary criticism where she posits the patriotic instrumentality.

An apology for the study of northern antiquities Imprint: Los Angeles: The Augustan Reprint Society, Series Title: Augustan Reprint Society, publication number 61 Note: This text is the introduction to the author's "Rudiments of Grammar for the English-Saxon Tongue" Language: English: LoC Class: PE: Language and Literatures: English: Subject.

An interesting article from History Today about Elizabeth Elstob, an important early researcher into the grammar of Anglo-Saxon. Elizabeth’s second major work was The Rudiments of Grammar for the English-Saxon Tongue (), the first such grammar not to be written in Latin. abeth Elstob's Rudiments of Grammar for the English-Saxon Tongue (), an English adaptation and abridgment of George Hickes's Institutiones Grammaticae Anglo-Saxonicae & Moeso-Gothicae (), which was later printed as part of the mammoth Linguarum Veterum Septentrionalium Thesaurus () that Hickes edited.8 Jefferson heavily an.

vol. 3 (London: J. Clarke et al., ), The use of the term Goth, and its adjective Gothic, also had wide application, referring more broadly to medieval Germanic/Teutonic of the reason for the adoption of this term was the popularity of the sixth-century Ostrogothic historian Jordanes, who had spoken about Scandza (Scandinavia) as “a hive of tribes or.

Tools: Bibliography: Bibliography: Some Landmark Publications in the History of Anglo-Saxon Scholarship – Books that I know to be part of the permanent collections of the Newberry Library, Chicago, are highlighted in bold face type.

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Elstob also authored the first Old English textbook written in English rather than Latin, The Rudiments of Grammar for the English-Saxon Tongue (). Ælfric, Abbot of Eynsham; Elizabeth Elstob, translator. An English-Saxon Homily on the Birth-Day of St.

Gregory. London: W. Bowyer, Call #: Clubb C printing she published in London The Rudiments of Grammar for the English-Saxon Tongue in which, for the first time, the commentary in an Old English grammar was in English rather than Latin, since it was designed, rather hopefully, for young ladies.

In the preface Elizabeth takes issue in a lively manner with the ‘wits̓ who have a. The novel insights offered in this book extend our knowledge of the English language at the onset of the modern period. Reviews 'Eighteenth-Century English: Ideology and Change represents another significant contribution to English historical linguistics in the Studies in English Language series under the supervision of Merja Kytö.

In the preface, she argued for the importance of women’s education, using religious reasoning to support her arguments. He second major publication came out inand was entitled Rudiments of Grammar for the English-Saxon Tongue.

It was the first such work to be written in English rather than Latin. Elizabeth Elstob's Apology for the Study of Northern Antiquities prefixed to her Rudiments of Grammar for the English Saxon Tongue is an answer of a very different kind. It did not appear until ; it exhibits no political bias; it agrees with Swift's denunciation of certain current linguistic habits; and it does not reject the very idea of Author: Elizabeth Elstob.

Elizabeth Elstob, The Rudiments of Grammar for the English-Saxon Tongue. “The Waking of Angantyr”, included for the first time in Dryden’s Miscellany Poems. Johan Georg Keysler, Antiquitates selectae septentrionales et celticae quibus plurima loca conciliorum et capitularium explanantur.

Add your five early women authors to this cumulative meme A brilliant idea, which I just found on Heo Cwaeth. The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon The Rudiments of Grammar for the English-Saxon Tongue (). posted by. instance, Elizabeth Elstob wrote, inthe first English-language grammar of Old English entitled The Rudiments of Grammar for the English-Saxon Tongue.

Niles presents Elstob as a protofeminist who tried to promote the study of the earliest form of her mother tongue, especially among women. She dedicated her prefatory. This book was the first grammar of Anglo-Saxon, or Old English, to be published in English.

Apparently aimed at increasing interest in Old English beyond academic environments, it is simple to understand and covers the basics of the language. It is principally based upon the extensive Old English grammars of George Hickes and Edward Thwaites, both of which were published.

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The First Edition of the Source of Ælfric's Grammar The First Edition of the Source of Ælfric's Grammar Gneuss, Helmut MISZELLE THE FIRST EDITION OF THE SOURCE OF ÆLFRIC'S GRAMMAR1 Ælfric's Grammar became available for copying and distribution towards the very end of the tenth century.

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