Charles Wright identifies the characteristic features of Irish Christian literature which influenced Anglo-Saxon vernacular authors.
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Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. The 'enumerative style' in Ireland and Anglo-Saxon England; 3. The Visio S. Pauli and the Insular vision of hell; 4. Apocryphal cosmology and Celtic myth in 'The Devil's Account of the Next World'; 5. The literary milieu of Vercelli IX and the Irish tradition in Old English literature; Appendix: Vercelli Homily IX and 'The Devil's Account of the Next World'; Bibliography; Index.
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