A New Take on Old English with “The Wake: A Novel”

As a devotee of language, I am also a fan of history.  Language and its change are a result of what happens in history; when cultures meet, trade, meld, or dominate... there is linguistic change.  For the English language, the single most transformative period followed the Norman Conquest of 1066.  We do have writings from … Continue reading A New Take on Old English with “The Wake: A Novel”

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