RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 70054148 LA English T1 Strange likeness : the use of Old English in twentieth-century poetry A1 Jones, Chris,, PB Oxford University Press PP Oxford; New York YR 2006 SN 0199278326 9780199278329 AB "Strange Likeness provides the first full account of how Old English (or Anglo-Saxon) was rediscovered by twentieth-century poets, and the uses to which they put that discovery in their own writing. Chapters deal with Ezra Pound, W.H. Auden, Edwin Morgan, and Seamus Heaney. Stylistic debts to Old English are examined, along with the effects on these poets' work of specific ideas about Old English language and literature as taught while they were studying the subject at university."--Jacket.