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Old English and medieval literature

Gerould, Gordon Hall

Old English and medieval literature

by Gerould, Gordon Hall

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Published by T. Nelson & Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500,
  • English literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100

  • Edition Notes

    Half-title: Nelson"s English series; general editor, E. Bernbaum.

    Statementselected and edited by Gordon Hall Gerould.
    SeriesNelson"s English readings ; v. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1120 .G4, PR1120 .G4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 351 p. ;
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14134207M
    LC Control Number29013059

    Medieval Literature Reading List Old English Students concentrating in the early medieval period will be expected to read Old English texts in the original; others, in consultation with their committee, may read them in translation, using anthologies such as S. A. J. Bradley, Old English Poetry, M. Swanton, Anglo-Saxon Prose, and.   Readings in Medieval Texts: Interpreting Old and Middle English Literature. Ed. by David Johnson and Elaine Treharne. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 25 [pounds sterling]. ix + pp. isbn:

    A very helpful resource (but which unfortunately excludes the Old English period) is The Cambridge History of Medieval English Literature, ed. David Wallace (Cambridge: CUP, ) Selections marked with a cross (+) are digitized and available online, consult with the Staff Graduate Adviser. Reading List. Boethius, The Consolation of Philosophy+. The Book of Psalms had a profound impact on English literature from the Anglo-Saxon to the late medieval period. This collection examines the various ways in which they shaped medieval English thoughtand contributed to the emergence of an English literary canon. It brings into dialogue experts on.

    Reading Old English: A Primer and First Reader, Revised Edition [HASENFRATZ, ROBERT, JAMBECK, THOMAS] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Reading Old English: A Primer and First Reader, Revised Edition/5(9).   R. D. Fulk is Class of Chancellor’s Professor of English at Indiana University, Bloomington. He is the author of, among others, The Beowulf Manuscript () and An Introduction to Middle English () and co-author or editor of Eight Old English Poems (), A Grammar of Old English, Vol. 2: Morphology (), Klaeber’s Beowulf and the Fight at Finnsburg (4 th edition, ), .


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