Old English Liturgical Verse: A Student Edition / Edition 1

Old English Liturgical Verse: A Student Edition / Edition 1

by Sarah Larratt Keefer
     
 

ISBN-10: 1551117886

ISBN-13: 9781551117881

Pub. Date: 05/31/2010

Publisher: Broadview Press

This is a student edition with full Glossary of Old English poems, from manuscripts dated between A.D. 975 and 1060, which are based on liturgical materials used in the Anglo-Saxon Church. Each poem is presented with both a semi-diplomatic and a modern critical text on facing pages. Detailed explanatory notes accompany the text of each poem, and an introduction

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This is a student edition with full Glossary of Old English poems, from manuscripts dated between A.D. 975 and 1060, which are based on liturgical materials used in the Anglo-Saxon Church. Each poem is presented with both a semi-diplomatic and a modern critical text on facing pages. Detailed explanatory notes accompany the text of each poem, and an introduction provides historical, cultural, and liturgical background for this sub-genre of vernacular English verse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781551117881
Publisher:
Broadview Press
Publication date:
05/31/2010
Edition description:
Student
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
List of Figures
Abbreviations

Introduction and Background

Lord’s Prayers

  • Exeter Lord’s Prayer
  • Corpus Lord’s Prayer
  • Junius Lord’s Prayer

Baptismal Creed

Doxologies

  • Old English Doxology
  • Titus Alphabet Doxology

Kentish Poems

  • Kentish Hymn of Praise
  • Kentish Great Miserere

Ah, Beloved Lord

Vision of the Rood

Bibliography
Appendix A: How Old English Poetry Functions
Glossary

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