A history of Old English literature

R.D. Fulk and Christopher M. Cain ; with a chapter on saints' legends by Rachel S. Anderson

This revised edition of A History of Old English Literature draws extensively on the latest scholarship to have evolved over the last decade. The text incorporates additional material throughout, including two new chapters on Anglo-Saxon manuscripts and incidental and marginal texts. This revised edition responds to the renewed historicism in medieval studies Provides wide-ranging coverage, including Anglo-Latin literature as well as non-canonical writings Includes new chapters on manuscripts and on marginal and incidental texts Incorporates expanded coverage of legal texts and scientific and scholastic texts, now treated in separate chapters Demonstrates that the field of Anglo-Saxon studies is uniquely placed to contribute to current literary debates

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  • List of Illustrations vi Preface to the First Edition (2003) vii Preface to the Second Edition ix Abbreviations x Introduction Anglo-Saxon England and Its Literature: A Social History 1 1 The Chronology and Varieties of Old English Literature 42 2 Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts 58 3 Literature of the Alfredian Period 83 4 Homilies 112 5 Saints' Legends (Rachel S. Anderson) 133 6 Biblical Literature 157 7 Liturgical and Devotional Texts 177 8 Legal Texts 211 9 Scientific and Scholastic Texts 227 10 Wisdom Literature and Lyric Poetry 241 11 Germanic Legend and Heroic Lay 278 12 Additions, Annotations, and Marginalia 329 Conclusion Making Old English New: Anglo-Saxonism and the Cultural Work of Old English Literature 354 Works Cited 367 Index 481

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書名 A history of Old English literature
著作者等 Anderson, Rachel S.
Cain, Christopher M.
Fulk, R. D.
Fulk R. D.
シリーズ名 Blackwell histories of literature
出版元 Wiley-Blackwell
刊行年月 2013
版表示 2nd ed
ページ数 xi, 492 p., [1] p. of plates
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 9781118453230
NCID BB12775575
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス