Eight Old English Poems / Edition 3

Eight Old English Poems / Edition 3

by Robert D. Fulk
     
 

ISBN-10: 039397605X

ISBN-13: 9780393976052

Pub. Date: 11/28/2000

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

A meticulous updating of the highly respected Norton college paperback Seven Old English Poems, this Third Edition, retitled Eight Old English Poems meets the needs of both graduate and undergraduate students of Old English.
Included are the texts of Caedmon’s Hymn, The Battle of Brunanburh, The Dream of the Rood, The Battle of Maldon, The Wanderer, The

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A meticulous updating of the highly respected Norton college paperback Seven Old English Poems, this Third Edition, retitled Eight Old English Poems meets the needs of both graduate and undergraduate students of Old English.
Included are the texts of Caedmon’s Hymn, The Battle of Brunanburh, The Dream of the Rood, The Battle of Maldon, The Wanderer, The Seafarer, Deor, and, newly added in response to changes within the Old English curriculum, The Wife’s Lament.
Prepared by R. D. Fulk, the Third Edition introduces a number of important improvements to the book’s scope and coverage. The texts are based on manuscript authority and are sparingly emended, following the best scholarly editions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393976052
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
262
Sales rank:
781,304
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Aids to Pronunciationxiv
Texts
Caedmon's Hymn, Northumbrian Version3
Normalized Version4
The Battle of Brunanburh5
The Dream of the Rood9
The Battle of Maldon15
The Wanderer27
The Seafarer32
Deor37
The Wife's Lament39
Commentary
Introduction43
On Caedmon's Hymn49
On The Battle of Brunanburh58
On The Dream of the Rood64
On The Battle of Maldon75
On The Wanderer87
On The Seafarer99
On Deor111
On The Wife's Lament120
Old English Versification129
Glossary159
Proper Names224
Works Cited228

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