The Preservation and Transmission of Anglo-Saxon Culture: Selected Papers from the 1991 Meeting of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists

The Preservation and Transmission of Anglo-Saxon Culture: Selected Papers from the 1991 Meeting of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists

by Joel T. Rosenthal, Paul E. Szarmach, International Society of Anglo-Saxonists Staff
     
 

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This collection represents most of the papers delivered on the conference theme of the Fifth Meeting (1991) of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists, which was the first ISAS meeting in the United States: how the subject of Anglo-Saxon Studies is conducted in the United States. After an introduction by the dean of Anglo-Saxon Studies in America, Fred C.

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This collection represents most of the papers delivered on the conference theme of the Fifth Meeting (1991) of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists, which was the first ISAS meeting in the United States: how the subject of Anglo-Saxon Studies is conducted in the United States. After an introduction by the dean of Anglo-Saxon Studies in America, Fred C. Robinson, the seventeen papers discuss Historiography, Medieval Reception of Anglo-Saxon England, Art and Archaeology, Literary Approaches, and Manuscript Studies. There is an index of the whole, manuscript citations included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781879288911
Publisher:
Medieval Institute Publications
Publication date:
12/31/1997
Series:
Studies in Medieval Culture Series , #40
Pages:
508

Meet the Author

Paul E. Szarmach is professor emeritus of English and medieval studies at Western Michigan University and was Executive Director of the Medieval Academy of America from 2006-11. Joel T. Rosenthal is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at State University New York, Stony Brook. He has published widely on women, family, and social history in the late medieval period.

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