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Childhood and adolescence in Anglo-Saxon literary culture

Author: Susan Irvine; Winfried Rudolf
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2018.
Series: Toronto Anglo-Saxon series, 28.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After decades of study dominated by adult gender studies, Childhood and Adolescence in Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture rebalances our understanding of family life in the Anglo-Saxon era by reconstructing the lives of medieval children and adolescents through their literary representation.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Irvine; Winfried Rudolf
ISBN: 9781487514433 1487514433
OCLC Number: 1027476949
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Childhood and Adolescence: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Archaeological and Documentary Evi; 2 Naming Children in Anglo-Saxon England: Ethnic Identity and Cultural Change; 3 Anglo-Saxon Preaching on Children; 4 Tender Beginnings in the Exeter Book Riddles; 5 Parenting and Childhood in The Fortunes of Men; 6 Children and the Conversion of the Anglo-Saxons in Bedeâ#x80;#x99;s Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum; 7 Childhood in the Lives of Anglo-Saxon Saints. 8 Alcuinâ#x80;#x99;s Educational Dispute: The Riddle of Teaching and the Teaching of Riddles9 Foster-Relationships in the Old English Boethius; 10 Hrothulfâ#x80;#x99;s Childhood and Beowulfâ#x80;#x99;s: A Comparison; 11 Of Boys and Men: Anglo-Saxon Literary Adaptations of the Book of Daniel; 12 â#x80;#x9C;Sharper than a Serpentâ#x80;#x99;s Toothâ#x80;#x9D;: Parent-Child Litigation in Anglo-Saxon England; Bibliography; Contributors; Index.
Series Title: Toronto Anglo-Saxon series, 28.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Irvine and Winfried Rudolf.
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