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Old English Literature: Critical Essays

R. M. Liuzza

Abstract

Recognizing the dramatic changes in Old English studies over the past generation, this anthology gathers twenty-one outstanding contemporary critical writings on the prose and poetry of Anglo-Saxon England, from approximately the seventh through eleventh centuries. The chapters focus on texts most commonly read in introductory Old English courses while also engaging with larger issues of Anglo-Saxon history, culture, and scholarship. Their approaches vary widely, encompassing disciplines from linguistics to psychoanalysis. The Introduction to this book presents an overview of Old English studi ... More

Keywords: Old English studies, prose, poetry, Anglo-Saxon England, Anglo-Saxon history, Anglo-Saxon culture, Anglo-Saxon scholarship

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780300091397
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300091397.001.0001

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R. M. Liuzza, editor

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Maldon and Mythopoesis

John D. Niles

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