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A Companion to Anglo-Saxon Literature (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture)

A Companion to Anglo-Saxon Literature (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture)

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • British Isles,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Medieval,
  • ENGLISH LITERATURE_HISTORY AND CRITICISM_OLD ENGLISH, ca. 450-1100,
  • GREAT BRITAIN_CIVILIZATION,
  • GREAT BRITAIN_HISTORY_ANGLO-SAXON PERIOD, 449-1066,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Medieval

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPhillip Pulsiano (Editor), Elaine Treharne (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages552
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9495935M
    ISBN 101405176091
    ISBN 109781405176095

    This acclaimed volume explores and unravels the contexts, readings, genres, intertextualities and debates within Anglo-Saxon studies. Brings together specially-commissioned contributions from a team of leading European and American scholars. Embraces both the literature and the cultural background of the period. Combines the discussion of primary material and manuscript . The cult of kingship in Anglo-Saxon England;: The transition from paganism to Christianity (Reprint Editions of Manchester University Press).

    Heroic poetry of surviving Anglo-Saxon literature tells about the Germanic origins of invaders. Ab lines of Anglo-Saxon poetry have survived in four manuscripts-Junius Manuscript (Caedmon manuscript): an illustrated poetic anthology. Exeter Book: also a poetic anthology; Vercelli Book: a mix of poetry and prose. This stimulating Companion brings together leading scholars from America, the Antipodes, and Europe to point the way ahead for Anglo-Saxon studies. The scope of the volume is unparalleled, embracing not only the literature of the period, but also the cultural background and the discipline of Anglo-Saxon studies: past, present and future.

      This Companion has been thoroughly revised to take account of recent scholarship and to provide a clear and accessible introduction for those encountering Old English literature for the first time. Including seventeen essays by distinguished scholars, this new edition provides a discussion of the literature of the period to in the context of how Anglo . Old English literature, or Anglo-Saxon literature, encompasses literature written in Old English, in Anglo-Saxon England from the 7th century to the decades after the Norman Conquest of "Cædmon's Hymn", composed in the 7th century, according to Bede, is often considered as the oldest surviving poem in written in the midth century represents some of the .


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Prose, poetry, religious, and secular literature are all discussed at length in this college-level analysis and presentation, which is very highly recommended for academic literary studies. Choice " A Companion to Anglo-Saxon Literature is an impressive anthology of erudite essays written by scholars around the world on the topic of Anglo-Saxon literature, particularly that of the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries.

Prose, poetry, religious, and secular literature are all discussed at length in this college-level analysis Author: Phillip Pulsiano. "A Companion to Anglo-Saxon Literature is an impressive anthology of erudite essays written by scholars around the world on the topic of Anglo-Saxon literature, particularly that of the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries.

Prose, poetry, religious, and secular literature are all discussed at length in this college-level analysis and presentation, which is very highly recommended for academic literary studies. A Companion to Anglo-Saxon Literature is the English written work of Pulsiano.

The book is categorized in Humanities, Literature. Author: Pulsiano Book Name: A Companion to Anglo-Saxon Literature eBook ISBN: Book Edition: 1st Edition Main Category: Humanities Special Area: Literature UBCM: UBCM Special Product: Online Book All Titles (thru ); UBCM: All Online Books.

This stimulating Companion brings together leading scholars from America, the Antipodes, and Europe to point the way ahead for Anglo-Saxon studies. The scope of the volume is unparalleled, embracing not only the literature of the period, but also the cultural background and the discipline of Anglo-Saxon studies, past, present and future/5(9).

Anglo-Saxon studies: sixteenth to eighteenth centuries / Timothy Graham Anglo-Saxon studies in the nineteenth century: England, Denmark, America / J.R.

Hall Anglo-Saxon studies in the nineteenth century: Germany, Austria, Switzerland / Hans Sauer By the numbers: Anglo-Saxon scholarship at the Century's End / Allen Frantzen. Book InformationA Companion to Anglo-Saxon Literature. Edited by Phillip Pulsiano and Elaine Treharne. (Blackwell Companions to Anglo-Saxon Literature and Culture).

Summary. The term ‘secular prose’ has historically been used primarily of the limited range of creative and pseudo‐scientific writings which survives from the Anglo‐Saxon period, the romance literature and the tales of the fabulous encountered by distant travellers.

But there is also a further and substantial body of writings from. Book Editor(s): Phillip Pulsiano. Search for more papers by this author. Elaine Treharne If there is a particular event which can be said to mark the beginning of the Anglo–Saxon Benedictine Reform, it is King Eadmund's appointment of Dunstan as abbot of Glastonbury, sometime between and A Companion to Anglo‐Saxon Cited by: 1.

By the late Middle Ages, the language of the Anglo‐Saxons was a dead language, presenting insuperable difficulties of comprehension and scorned Author: Timothy Graham. Buy a cheap copy of A Companion to Anglo-Saxon Literature book. This acclaimed volume explores and unravels the contexts, readings, genres, intertextualities and debates within Anglo-Saxon studies.

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"A Companion to Anglo-Saxon Literature is an impressive anthology of erudite essays written by scholars around the world on the topic of Anglo-Saxon literature, particularly that of the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries. Prose, poetry, religious, and secular literature are all discussed at length in this college-level analysis and presentation, which is very highly recommended for academic literary studies Brand: Wiley.

A companion to Anglo-Saxon literature. Summary: This acclaimed volume explores and unravels the contexts, readings, genres, intertextualities and debates within Anglo--Saxon studies.

This updated edition introduces students to the literature of Anglo-Saxon England in a collection of seventeen essays. The Companion has been thoroughly revised to take account of recent scholarship and includes five new chapters by distinguished scholars on topics including preaching and teaching, Beowulf and Old English after /5(3).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: map ; 26 cm. Contents: An introduction to the corpus of Anglo-Saxon vernacular literature / Elaine Treharne and Phillip Pulsiano --An introduction to the corpus of Anglo-Latin literature / Joseph P.

McGowan --Transmission of literature and learning: Anglo. This book introduces students to the literature of Anglo-Saxon England, the period from –, in a collection of fifteen specially commissioned essays.

The Companion is aimed at students encountering Old English literature for the first time, who require clear guidance and orientation in an unfamiliar field.

A Companion to British Literature is a comprehensive guide to British literature and the contexts and ideas that have shaped and transformed it over the past thirteen centuries. Its four volumes cover literature from all periods and places in Britain and demonstrate the wide variety of approaches to studying the subject.

T he country in which this book was conceived, and the literary language in which it is written, are both more than a thousand years old. The 'kingdom of England' was created by Anglo-Saxon politicians, soldiers and churchmen in the ninth and tenth centuries.

They and their subjects have left us a significant literature in their own language. This expansive Companion to American Literature provides a set of fresh perspectives, some related, some dissonant, on the wealth of texts produced in and around what is now the United States.

Written by experts in the field, the Companion embraces the many different voices that constitute American literature, from slave narratives and oral tales to regional writing and Author: Paul Lauter. Books shelved as anglo-saxon-literature: Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary, together with Sellic Spell by Unknown, The Cambridge Companion to Old Eng.An introduction to the corpus of Anglo-Saxon vernacular literature / Elaine Treharne and Phillip Pulsiano --An introduction to the corpus of Anglo-Latin literature / Joseph P.

McGowan --Transmission of literature and learning: Anglo-Saxon scribal culture / Jonathan Wilcox --Authorship and anonymity / Mary Swan --Audience(s), reception."A Companion to Anglo-Saxon Literature is an impressive anthology of erudite essays written by scholars around the world on the topic of Anglo-Saxon literature, particularly that of the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries.

Prose, poetry, religious, and secular literature are all discussed at length in this college-level analysis and Format: Paperback.