Studies in Earlier Old English Prose

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  • ISBN-13: 9780873959476
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/1985
  • Pages: 420

Table of Contents

Introduction by Paul E. Szarmach


I. King Alfred's Version of Augustine's Soliloquia: Some Suggestions on its Rationale and Unity
Milton McC. Gatch

II. Tone in Alfred's Version of Augustine's Soliloquies
Ruth Waterhouse

III. King Alfred's Letter as a Source on Learning in England
Jennifer Morrish

IV. The Old English Pastoral Care: the Scribal Contribution
Dorothy M. Horgan

V. The Production of the Pastoral Care: King Alfred and His Helpers
Richard W. Clement

VI. How Boethian is Alfred's Boethius?
Whitney R. Bolton


VII. The Manuscript Contexts of the Old English Laws: Tradition and Innovation
Mary P. Richards

VIII. St. Neot's, Aethelweard, and the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: A Survey
Audrey L. Meaney

IX. Syntax and Style in the Old English Oresius
Elizabeth M. Liggins

X. The Latinity of the Ninth-Century Old English Martyrologist
J. E. Cross

XI. The Latin Tradition of Martyrologies and the Old English Martyrology
Gunter Kotzor

XII. The Translation of Gregory's Dialogues and Its Revision: Textual History, Provenance, Authorship
David Yerkes

XIII. Bede Fortunate in His Translator: the Barking Nuns
Donald K. Fry

XIV. The Old English Prose Translation of Felix's Vita Sancti Guthlaci
Jane Roberts

XV. The Earlier Homily: De Parasceve
Paul E. Szarmach

Appendix. Research on Early Old English Literary Prose, 1973-82
Carl T. Berkhout


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