Anglo-Saxon England

11 octobre 2007|
Anglo-Saxon England de Peter Clemoes
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Among the diverse topics covered in this volume is a pioneer account of a unique group of Anglo-Saxon embroideries preserved on the continent and the publication of a previously unknown charter. Themes illuminated are as varied as the status of women, early urban history, the nature of medical collections, the standing of Marian feasts and the function of musical notation. The study of Old English poetry is advanced textually, codicologically, culturally, linguistically and critically. Innovation and established practice go hand-in-hand: a record of the first conference of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists and versions of six papers read at conference are included. The usual comprehensive bibliography of the previous year''s publications in all branches of Anglo-Saxon studies rounds off the book.
List of illustrations; 1. Record of the first conference of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists, at Brussels and Ghent, 22-4 August 1983 Stanley B. Greenfield; 2. The nature of Christianity in Beowulf Edward B. Irving Jr; 3. The state of the Beowulf manuscript 1882-1983 Kevin S. Kiernan; 4. Hidden glosses in manuscripts of Old...
Titre :Anglo-Saxon England
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :348 pages, 8.98 X 5.98 X 0.75 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :348 pages, 8.98 X 5.98 X 0.75 po
Publié le :11 octobre 2007
Publié par :Cambridge University Press
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780521038379

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