Old English Literature: A Short Introduction / Edition 1 by Daniel Donoghue | 9780631234869 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Old English Literature: A Short Introduction / Edition 1

Old English Literature: A Short Introduction / Edition 1

by Daniel Donoghue
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631234861

ISBN-13: 9780631234869

Pub. Date: 05/31/2004

Publisher: Wiley

This innovative and intriguing introduction to Old English literature is structured around what the author calls ‘figures’ from Anglo-Saxon culture: the Vow, the Hall, the Miracle, the Pulpit, and the Scholar.

  • An innovative and intriguing introduction to Old English literature.
  • Structured around ‘figures&

Overview

This innovative and intriguing introduction to Old English literature is structured around what the author calls ‘figures’ from Anglo-Saxon culture: the Vow, the Hall, the Miracle, the Pulpit, and the Scholar.

  • An innovative and intriguing introduction to Old English literature.
  • Structured around ‘figures’ from Anglo-Saxon culture: the Vow, the Hall, the Miracle, the Pulpit, and the Scholar.
  • Situates Old English literary texts within a cultural framework.
  • Creates new connections between different genres, periods and authors.
  • Combines close textual analysis with historical context.
  • Based on the author’s many years experience of teaching Old English literature.
  • The author is co-editor with Seamus Heaney of Beowulf: A Verse Translation (2001) and recently published with Blackwell Lady Godiva: A Literary History of the Legend (2003).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631234869
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/31/2004
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Introductions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
162
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

Introduction.

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List of Abbreviations.

1. The Vow.

2. The Hall.

3. The Miracle.

4. The Pulpit.

5. The Scholar.

Notes.

Furthur Reading.

Index.

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