OLD ENGLISH LITERATURE IN ITS MANUSCRIPT CONTEXT by Joyce T. LionaronsOLD ENGLISH LITERATURE IN ITS MANUSCRIPT CONTEXT by Joyce T. Lionarons

OLD ENGLISH LITERATURE IN ITS MANUSCRIPT CONTEXT

EditorJoyce T. Lionarons

Paperback | September 16, 2004

Pricing and Purchase Info

$57.46 online 
$58.50 list price
Earn 287 plum® points

Ships within 3-5 weeks

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

In Old English Literature in its Manuscript Context, editor Joyce Tally Lionarons has developed a multifaceted collection examining the issues facing the textual transmission of Anglo-Saxon writings. Eight established scholars consider the ideas of textual identity, authorship and translation, and editorial standards and obligations. This work also features a scholarly exchange of ideas and photographs of the original Anglo-Saxon manuscripts, making this essential reading for anyone interested in the history of Old English literature. The essays published in this text were originally composed at an NEH summer seminar conducted by Paul Szarmach and Timothy Graham at the Parker Library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge in 1997.

Joyce Tally Lionarons is a professor in the Department of English at Ursinus College in Pennsylvania. She has been the president of the Delaware Valley Medieval Association and has served on the Executive Board of the Southeastern Medieval Association. She has also been a bibliographer in Studies in the Age of Chaucer and a member of t...
Homiletic Writings of Archbishop Wulfstan
Homiletic Writings of Archbishop Wulfstan

by Joyce Tally Lionarons

$131.90$138.50

Out of stock online

Not available in stores

Title:OLD ENGLISH LITERATURE IN ITS MANUSCRIPT CONTEXTFormat:PaperbackDimensions:254 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.7 inPublished:September 16, 2004Publisher:West Virginia University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0937058831

ISBN - 13:9780937058831

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of OLD ENGLISH LITERATURE IN ITS MANUSCRIPT CONTEXT

Reviews

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
      Paul E. Szarmach & Timothy Graham
  • Introduction
      Joyce Tally Lionarons
  • Nostalgia and the Rhetoric of Lack: The Missing Exemplar for Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, Manuscript 41
      Sharon M. Rowley
  • Anglo-Saxon Orthodoxy
      Nancy M. Thompson
  • Textual Appropriation and Scribal (Re)Performance in a Composite Homily: The Case for a New Edition of Wulfstan’s De Temporibus Anticristi
      Joyce Tally Lionarons
  • Multilingual Glosses, Bilingual Text: English, French, and Latin in Three Manuscripts of Ælfric’s Grammar
      Melinda J. Menzer
  • Three Tables of Contents, One Old English Homiliary in Cambridge, Corpus Christi College MS 178
      Paul Acker
  • The Boundaries Between Verse and Prose in Old English Literature
      Thomas A. Bredehoft
  • Glastonbury and the Early History of the Exeter Book
      Robert M. Butler
  • Parker’s Purposes Behind the Manuscripts: Matthew Parker in the Context of his Early Career and Sixteenth-Century Church Reform
      Nancy Basler Bjorklund
  • Index of Manuscripts
  • General Index

Editorial Reviews

"This volume makes a considered contribution to scholarship in the areas of textual and manuscript studies." Elaine Treharne, Florida State University