ENGL 420: History of the English Language
(Cross-listed with LING). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.
Prereq: ENGL 219 or LING 219, ENGL 220 or LING 220
Comparison of English to other languages by family background and by type. Analysis of representative Old, Middle, Early Modern and present-day English texts, including both literary works and non-literary documents.