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Studies in the history of Old English literature.

Author: Kenneth Sisam
Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1953.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sisam, Kenneth.
Studies in the history of Old English literature.
Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1953
(OCoLC)643760833
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Sisam
OCLC Number: 349107
Notes: Errata slip inserted.
Description: vi, 314 pages 23 cm
Contents: 1. Cynewulf and his poetry --
2 The authority of Old English poetical manuscripts --
'Seasons of fasting' --
4 The Beowulf manuscript --
5 The compilation of the Beowulf manuscript --
6 The Exeter book --
7 Marginalia in the Vercelli book --
8 Dialect origins of the earlier Old English verse --
9 The publication of Alfred's Pastoral care --
10 MSS. Bodley 340 and 342: Ælfric's Catholic homilies --
11 An Old English translation of a letter from Wynfrith to Eadburga (A.D. 716-17) in Cotton MS. Otho C 1 ; Addendum: The verses prefixed to Gregory's Dialogues --
12 The authenticity of certain texts in Lambard's Archaionomia --
13 Humfrey Wanley --
Notes A. The relationship of Æthelred's codes V and VI ; Note B. Liber monstrorum and English heroic legend ; Note C. The arrangement of the Exeter book ; Note D. The authorship of the verse translation of Boethius's Metra ; Note E. The order of Ælfric's early books.

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