Visible Song: Transitional Literacy in Old English Verse

Visible Song: Transitional Literacy in Old English Verse

by Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521032643
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/28/2006
Series: Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England Series , #4
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

List of plates; List of figures; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Orality and the developing text of Caedmon's Hymn; 3. Speech, writing and power in Solomon and Saturn I; 4. The writing of the Metrical Preface to Alfred's Pastoral Care; 5. Poems of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle; 6. Interpreting, pointing and reading; 7. Reading and pointing in the major poetic codices; 8. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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