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Cook, Albert S. (Albert Stanburrough), 1853-1927.
Select translations from Old English poetry.
Boston, Ginn & Co., 1902
(OCoLC)576326837
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert S Cook; Chauncey Brewster Tinker
OCLC Number: 1832833
Description: xi, 195 pages 19 cm
Contents: I. Epic and historical pieces: Widsith. Selections from Beowulf. Battle of Brunanburh. Battle of Maldon.--II. Secular lyrics: The seafarer. The wanderer. The ruined city. Deor's lament. A loveletter. The banished wife's complaint. Gnomic verses. Riddles.--III. Religious lyrics: Cædmon's hymn. Bede's death-song. Selections from the Christ. Dream of the rood. Ruthwell cross inscription. Brussels cross inscription.--IV. Biblical poems: Selections from the Genesis. Selections from the Exodus. Judith.--V. Saints' legends: Selections from the Andreas. Selections from the Elene.--VI. Religious mythology: The Phœnix.--VII. Charms.--Bibliography: References for students of Old English poetry.--Appendix I. Selections from the verse-translations of Beowulf.--Appendix II. The song of Brunanburh.--Appendix III. Bede's account of the poet Cædmon.--Appendix IV. Fragment I of the Old Saxon Genesis, and the Old English Genesis, 790-820.--Index of subjects.--Index of media.--Index of titles.
Responsibility: ed. with prefatory notes and indexes by Albert S. Cook ... and Chauncey B. Tinker ...

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