On early English pronunciation : with especial reference to Shakspere and Chaucer, containing an investigation of the correspondence of writing with speech in England from the Anglosaxon period to the present day, preceded by a systematic notation of all spoken sounds by means of the ordinary printing types. Including a rearrangement of Prof. F.J. Child's memoirs on the language of Chaucer and Gower, and reprints of the rare tracts by Salesbury on English, 1547, and Welch, 1567, and by Barcley on French, 1521 / by Alexander J. Ellis.
Contributor(s): Chaucer, Geoffrey | Salesbury, William | Schmeller, Johann Andreas | Barclay, Alexander | Bonaparte, Louis-Lucien, prince | Winkler, Johan | Child, Francis James. Observations on the language of Chaucer and Grover | Early English Text Society | Chaucer Society (London, England) | Philological Society (Great Britain) | Shakespeare, William.Series: Early English Text Society extra series ; 7.Publisher: London : published. for the Philological Society by Asher & co., and for the Early English Text Society and the Chaucer Society, by Trübner & co., 1869-89Description: 5 v. : 2 fold. maps (incl. front., v. 5) ; 23 cm.ISBN: (Hbk.).Subject(s): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. -- Language | Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400. -- Language | English language -- Great Britain -- Pronunciation | English language -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Phonology | English language -- Dialects -- England -- Phonology | Phonetic alphabet | English language -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- PhonologyDDC classification: 414.0942
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Titles of v. 4 and 5 differ slightly, Vol. 5 has imprint: London, Pub. for the Philological society, the Early English text society, and the Chaicer society, by Trübner & co., 1889.
Paged continuously; v. 5 has also separate pagination.
Issued jointly by the Philological society, the Early English text society, and the Chaucer society; appearing as no. 1, 4-5, 11, 25, in 2d series of the publications of the Chaucer society, no. 2, 7, 14, 23, 56, in extra series of the publications of the Early English text society and without number in the Philological society publications.
An abridgement of the 5th part was published by the English dialect society, 1899, in v. 24 under title: "English dialects, their sounds and homes."
pt. 1. On the pronunciation of the XIVth, XVIth, XVIIth, and XVIIIth centuries.--pt. 2. On the pronunciation of the XIIIth and previous centuries, of Anglosaxon, Icelandic, Old Norse and Gothic, with chronological tables of the value of letters and expressions of sounds in English writing.--pt. 3. Illustrations of the pronunciation of the XIVth and XVth centuries. Chaucer, Gower, Wycliffe, Spenser, Shakspere, Salesbury, Barcley, Hart, Bullokar, Gill. Pronouncing vocabulary.--pt. 4. ... Illustrations of the pronunciation of English in the XVIIth, XVIIIth, and XIXth centuries ... Received American and Irish pronunciations of English. Abstracts of Schmeller's treatise on Bavarian dialects, and Winkler's Low German and Friesian Dialecticon, and Prince L.L. Bonaparte's vowel and consonant lists. Phonological introduction to dialects.--pt. 5. Existing dialectical as compared with West Saxon pronunciation. With two maps of the dialect districts.