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The Anglo-Saxon world

Author: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Publisher: Woodbridge : Boydell, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Reissue with new introduction of hardback edition of classic anthology of Anglo-Saxon poetry and prose.

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Genre/Form: Literature
History
Literary collections
Sources
Translations
Modernized versions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Crossley-Holland
ISBN: 0851158854 9780851158853
OCLC Number: 51065037
Language Note: Translated from the Anglo Saxon.
Description: 275 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Heroic Poems. 1. Deor. 2. The Finnesburh Fragment. 3. Waldere. 4. The Battle of Maldon. 5. The Battle of Brunanburh --
Laws. 6. The Laws of Wihtred. 7. Trial by Ordeal. 8. Canute's Letter of the People of England --
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 9. Vortigern's Invitation (449); Cynewulf and Cyneheard (757); Fiery Dragons in Northumbria (793); Ashdown and Other Engagements (878); King Alfred and Guthrum (878); Stamford Bridge and Hastings (1066) --
Elegies. 10. The Wanderer. 11. The Seafarer. 12. The Wife's Lament. 13. The Husband's Message. 14. Wulf. 15. The Ruin --
Exploration. 16. Ohthere's Voyage to the White Sea. 17. Wulfstan's Visit to Estonia --
Epic. 18. Beowulf --
The Kingdom of God. 19. King Edwin's Council. 20. Caedmon's Vision. 21. Cuthbert's Death and Disinterment. 22. Bede on Himself --
Greetings in Christ. 23. from Pope Gregory I to Candidus. 24. From Boniface to Fulrad, Abbot of St. Denis. 25. from Cuthbert, Abbot of Wearmouth, to Lul. 26. from Alcuin to Ethelred, King of Northumbria. 27. from Charlemagne to Offa, King of Mercia. 28. from Radbrod, Prior of St. Samson's at Dol, to King AEthelstan --
Christian Poems. 29. Caedmon's Hymn. 30. Advent Lyrics I, II and VII. 31. The Dream of the Rood. 32. Durham. 33. Bede's Death Song --
Example and Exhortation. 34. Life of King Alfred (extract). 35. Preface to St. Gregory's Pastoral Care. 36. A Colloquy. 37. The Passion of St. Edmund --
I Saw a Strange Creature ... 38. Thirty-One Riddles --
Charters, Tracts and Wills. 39. A Grant of Land at Crediton. 40. An Estate Memorandum: Duties and Perquisites. 41. A Marriage Agreement. 42. A Manumission. 43. The Will of King Alfred --
Charms and Remedies. 44. Three Charms. 45. Bald's Leechbook (extract) --
Allegory. 46. from The Phoenix. 47. The Panther. 48. The Whale --
Sermon. 49. The Sermon of the Wolf to the English --
Destiny. 50. The Fortunes of Men.
Responsibility: writings translated and edited by Kevin Crossley-Holland.

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