The Irish Tradition in Old English Literature

The Irish Tradition in Old English Literature

by Charles D. Wright, Wright Charles D.
     
 

Charles Wright identifies the characteristic features of Irish Christian literature which influenced Anglo-Saxon vernacular authors.See more details below

Overview

Charles Wright identifies the characteristic features of Irish Christian literature which influenced Anglo-Saxon vernacular authors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521419093
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/01/1993
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England Series, #6
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

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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