A history of Old English literature

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

This timely introduction to Old English literature focuses on the production and reception of Old English texts, and on their relation to Anglo--Saxon history and culture. * Introduces Old English texts and considers their relation to Anglo--Saxon culture. * Responds to renewed emphasis on historical and cultural contexts in the field of medieval studies. * Treats virtually the entire range of textual types preserved in Old English. * Considers the production, reception and uses of Old English texts. * Integrates the Anglo--Latin backgrounds crucial to understanding Old English literature. * Offers very extensive bibliographical guidance. * Demonstrates that Anglo--Saxon studies is uniquely placed to contribute to current literary debates.

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  • List of Illustrations. Preface. Introduction: Anglo--Saxon England and Its Literature: A Social History. 1. The Chronology and Varieties of Old English Literature. 2. Literature of the Alfredian Period. 3. Homilies. 4. Saintsa Legends, by Rachel S. Anderson. 5. Biblical Literature. 6. Liturgical and Devotion Texts. 7. Legal, Scientific, and Scholastic Works. 8. Wisdom Literature and Lyric Poetry. 9. Germanic Legend and Heroic Lay. Conclusion: Making Old English New: Anglo--Saxonism and the Cultural Work of Old English Literature. Notes. Works Cited. Index.

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書名 A history of Old English literature
著作者等 Fulk, R. D.
Anderson Rachel S.
Fulk R. D.
Cain Christopher M.
シリーズ名 Blackwell histories of literature
出版元 Blackwell
刊行年月 2005
ページ数 viii, 346 p.
大きさ 23 cm
ISBN 1405121815
NCID BA69555119
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国