J. O'Donnell's collection of images highlighting the history of the book during the Middle Ages.
Luminarium's Renaissance Resources page has several hyperlinks on the printing press and early printed books.
Pronunciation practice with excerpts from such works as Beowulf.
K. Kiernan's explanation of the project includes a color facsimile of the Beowulf manuscript.
This website includes audiofiles
on teaching yourself Middle English and on Chaucer's
Middle English and language, along with other information on Chaucer's life, times and works.
These Chaucer Metapages contain
links to audiofiles by experts reading Chaucer in Middle English.The Metapages
also contain extensive information and links on Chaucer and Middle English.
Includes texts and graphics from this popular Victorian woman's magazine.
George Landow discussing hypertext, the new electronic literacy.
(The sites below discuss or illustrate characteristics of modern English varieties.)
Ethnologue is a metapage on languages, dialects, creoles, and pidgins around the world.
An introduction to the atlas, with a focus on the Middle and
A page with links to pidgins, creoles, Africaans, Dutch, Scots, etc.
Professor Edwin Duncan’s online History of the English course
This page includes links to the HEL-L discussion group, to the American Dialect Society Page, and to various resources and texts illustrating the history of the English language.
Copyright © 1996, Barbara Stevenson