Interactions of Thought and Language in Old English Poetry

dePeter Clemoes

14 décembre 2006|
Interactions of Thought and Language in Old English Poetry de Peter Clemoes
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Peter Clemoes brings a lifetime's close study of Anglo-Saxon texts to this fresh appreciation of Old English poetry, with a radically new interpretation that relates the poetry to the entire Anglo-Saxon way of thinking, and to the structures of its society. He proposes a dynamic principle of Old English poetry, very different from the common notion of formulas slotted into poems for stylistic variation. Carefully thought out and elegantly written, this book is also accessible to students: its numerous quotations are accompanied by modern English translations.
Illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations; Part I. The Poetry of an Aristocratic Warrior Society: 1. The chronological implications of the bond between kingship in Beowulf and kingship in practice; 2. Society's ancient conceptions of active being and narrative living; 3. Poetry's tradition of symbolic expression; 4. The language of symboli...
Titre :Interactions of Thought and Language in Old English Poetry
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :544 pages, 1 X 1 X 1 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :544 pages, 1 X 1 X 1 po
Publié le :14 décembre 2006
Publié par :Cambridge University Press
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780521035163

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