This collection of essays, focuses on the substantial body of saints' lives in Anglo-Saxon literature with special reference to Aelfric. The aim of these three collections has been to stimulate scholarly and critical interest in OE prose, thus redirecting the energies of Anglo-Saxonists towards a large body of material that has had comparatively few interpreters.
|Publisher:||State University of New York Press|
|Series:||SUNY series in Medieval Studies Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Paul E. Szarmach is Director of the Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. He is the editor of Aspects of Medieval Culture in the Middle Ages; Introduction to the Medieval Mystics of Europe; Studies in Earlier Old English Prose, and co-author (with Bernard F. Huppe) of Old English Homily and Its Background, all published by SUNY Press. He is also the editor of the SUNY series in Medieval Studies.