Poems and Prose from the Old English / Edition 2

Poems and Prose from the Old English / Edition 2

by Burton Raffel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300069952

ISBN-13: 9780300069952

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: Yale University Press

This book, a restructured and expanded version of Raffel's classic Poems from the Old English,organizes major old English poems and prose selections so as to facilitate both reading and studying.The book includes introductory material, new translations of poetry (including more than twenty poem- riddles), and many fascinating prose writings. .

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This book, a restructured and expanded version of Raffel's classic Poems from the Old English,organizes major old English poems and prose selections so as to facilitate both reading and studying.The book includes introductory material, new translations of poetry (including more than twenty poem- riddles), and many fascinating prose writings. .

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300069952
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction xi(12)
Selected Bibliography xxiii
POETRY 3(135)
Prosody and Style
3(2)
Elegies
5(17)
The Wanderer
7(3)
The Seafarer
10(4)
A Woman's Lament
14(1)
Wulf and Eadwacer
15(1)
The Husband's Message
16(2)
Deor
18(1)
The Ruin
19(3)
Heroic Poems
22(31)
Judith
23(12)
Elene
35(4)
The Battle of Finnsburh
39(1)
The Battle of Brunanburh
40(2)
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: A.D. 975
42(1)
The Battle of Maldon
43(10)
Religious Poems
53(54)
Caedmon's Hymn
55(1)
Bede's Death Song: A Paraphrase
55(1)
The Dream of the Rood
55(6)
Christ I: Twelve Advent Lyrics
61(12)
Genesis A: Abraham and Isaac
73(3)
Genesis B
76(19)
The Phoenix
95(12)
Wisdom Poetry
107(31)
Riddle 1
110(1)
Riddle 2
110(1)
Riddle 3
111(2)
Riddle 7
113(1)
Riddle 8
113(1)
Riddle 11
113(1)
Riddle 14
114(1)
Riddle 15
114(1)
Riddle 25
115(1)
Riddle 26
116(1)
Riddle 28
116(1)
Riddle 29
117(1)
Riddle 32
117(1)
Riddle 33
118(1)
Riddle 44
118(1)
Riddle 45
118(1)
Riddle 47
119(1)
Riddle 57
119(1)
Riddle 60
119(1)
Riddle 66
120(1)
Riddle 87
120(1)
Maxims I
120(8)
The Fortunes of Men
128(3)
Physiologus
131(5)
Charm for Bewitched Land
136(2)
PROSE 138(83)
Paternoster
138(3)
Old English Prose
139(2)
Historical Prose
141(4)
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
141(1)
A.D. 449
142(1)
A.D. 754
143(1)
A.D. 755
143(1)
A.D. 793
144(1)
Testamentary and Legal Prose
145(17)
Old English Wills
145(1)
King Alfred's Will
146(4)
Elfgifu's Will
150(2)
Ealdorman Elfheah's Will
152(1)
Ethelfleda's Will
153(1)
Wulfwaru's Will
154(2)
Ealdorman Ethelwold's Will
156(1)
Old English Laws
157(1)
King Alfred's Laws: Excerpts
158(1)
Judgment by Ordeal
159(2)
King Alfred's Treaty with King Guthrum of Denmark
161(1)
Religious Prose
162(28)
King Alfred's Preface to Gregory's Dialogues
163(1)
Aelfric's Sermon for December 27, on the Assumption of Saint John the Apostle
163(9)
Aelfric's Preface to His Translation of Genesis
172(5)
Sermo Lupi, the Wolf's Sermon
177(6)
The Harrowing of Hell
183(7)
Social and Instructional Prose
190(26)
Bede: Excerpts from the Old English Translation of the Ecclesiastical History of the English People
191(6)
King Alfred's Preface to a Presentation Copy of a Translation of Saint Gregory the Great's Cura Pastoralis, Pastoral Care
197(3)
King Alfred's Preface to Blossom-Gatherings from Saint Augustine
200(1)
Aelfric's Dialogues (Colloquies)
201(15)
Medical and Magical Prose
216(5)
Eight Charms
216(5)
Glossary 221(4)
Proposed Solutions to the Riddles 225

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