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Old English Literature

A Short Introduction

Daniel Donoghue

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Geisteswissenschaften, Kunst, Musik / Englische Sprachwissenschaft / Literaturwissenschaft


This innovative and intriguing introduction to Old Englishliterature is structured around what the author calls'figures' from Anglo-Saxon culture: the Vow, the Hall,the Miracle, the Pulpit, and the Scholar. * * An innovative and intriguing introduction to Old Englishliterature. * Structured around 'figures' from Anglo-Saxonculture: the Vow, the Hall, the Miracle, the Pulpit, and theScholar. * Situates Old English literary texts within a culturalframework. * Creates new connections between different genres, periods andauthors. * Combines close textual analysis with historical context. * Based on the author's many years experience of teachingOld English literature. * The author is co-editor with Seamus Heaney of Beowulf: AVerse Translation (2001) and recently published with BlackwellLady Godiva: A Literary History of the Legend (2003).


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"As a means of aiding students to focus on particular aspects of Old English literature, this can hardly be bettered, and Donoghue's close textual analyses and continued attention to Old English words and phrases are themselves an excellent example to beginners learning how to deal with these texts."
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Old, Middle & Medieval English Literature, Sprachwissenschaften, Linguistics Special Topics, Englische Literatur / Alt- u. Mittelenglisch, Mittelalter, Linguistics, Spezialthemen Sprachwissenschaften, Literaturwissenschaft, Literature