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The Cambridge companion to Old English literature

Author: Malcolm Godden; Michael Lapidge
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This updated edition has been thoroughly revised to take account of recent scholarship and includes five new chapters.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
History
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Introduction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Godden; Michael Lapidge
ISBN: 9780521193320 052119332X 9780521154024 0521154022
OCLC Number: 801810250
Notes: First ed.: 1991.
Description: xix, 355 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The social and political background / Nicholas Brooks --
2. The Old English language / Helmut Gneuss --
3. The nature of Old English verse / Donald G. Scragg --
4. The Anglo-Saxon world view / Daniel Anlezark --
5. Germanic legend in Old English literature / Roberta Frank --
6. Heroic values and Christian ethics / Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe --
7. Pagan survivals and popular belief / John D. Niles --
8. Beowulf / Andy Orchard --
9. Preaching and teaching / Mary Clayton --
10. Perceptions of transience / Christine Fell --
11. Perceptions of eternity / Milton McC. Gatch --
12. Biblical literature : the Old Testament / Malcolm Godden --
13. Biblical literature : the New Testament / Richard Marsden --
14. The saintly life in Anglo-Saxon England / Michael Lapidge --
15. Literacy and the uses of the vernacular / Mechthild Gretsch --
16. The world of Anglo-Saxon learning / Patrizia Lendinara --
17. Old English after 1066 / Chris Jones.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Responsibility: [edited by] Malcolm Godden and Michael Lapidge.
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