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Originally published in 1953, this book examines the historical growth of Russian from the 11th century to its modern form. Matthews includes an anthology of texts reflective of this evolution accompanied by an English translation on the facing page. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in linguistics or philology.
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- Date Published: August 2013
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107619395
- length: 236 pages
- dimensions: 216 x 140 x 14 mm
- weight: 0.31kg
- availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
Table of Contents
Part I. The Structure of Russian:
3. Words and forms
Part II. The Development of Russian:
6. Conjecture and record
7. The Kijev and Tartar periods (eleventh to the fourteenth centuries)
8. The Moscow period (fifteenth to the seventeenth centuries)
9. The eighteenth century
10. The nineteenth century and after
11. The post-revolutionary period
Part III. Specimens: A selection of passages from Russian literature with English versions
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