History of Old English Literature by R. D. Fulk
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History of Old English Literature
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A History of Old English Literature

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History of Old English Literature by R. D. Fulk

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This timely introduction to Old English literature focuses on the production and reception of Old English texts, and on their relation to Anglo--Saxon history and culture. * Introduces Old English texts and considers their relation to Anglo--Saxon culture. * Responds to renewed emphasis on historical and cultural contexts in the field of medieval studies. * Treats virtually the entire range of textual types preserved in Old English. * Considers the production, reception and uses of Old English texts. * Integrates the Anglo--Latin backgrounds crucial to understanding Old English literature. * Offers very extensive bibliographical guidance. * Demonstrates that Anglo--Saxon studies is uniquely placed to contribute to current literary debates.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405121811
ISBN-10: 1405121815
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 153mm x 20mm)
Pages: 346
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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History of Old English Literature by R. D. Fulk History of Old English Literature, Hardback (April 2013)

This revised edition of A History of Old English Literature draws extensively on the latest scholarship to have evolved over the last decade. The text incorporates additional material throughout, including two new chapters on Anglo-Saxon manuscripts and incidental and marginal texts.

Old English Canons of Theodore by R. D. Fulk Old English Canons of Theodore, Hardback (October 2012)

The Old English Canons of Theodore is one of the earliest handbooks of penance to appear in any West European vernacular. This edition situates the texts within the context of early penitential practice and social history, and provides a full bibliography and extensive commentary.

Introduction to Middle English by R. D. Fulk Introduction to Middle English, Paperback (May 2012)

A current, comprehensive introduction to Middle English, this anthology also includes a broad selection of readings.

Grammar of Old English by R. D. Fulk Grammar of Old English, Hardback (January 2011)

This book completes the two-volume analysis of the sounds and grammatical forms of the Old English language that began with Richard M. Hogg's highly regarded Grammar of Old English: Phonology. Initiated by Hogg, and revised and completed by R.D.

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Author Biography - R. D. Fulk

R. D. Fulk is Class of 1964 Chancellor's Professor of English at Indiana University. He is the editor of Interpretations of Beowulf: A Critical Anthology (1991), author of A History of Old English Meter (1992), co--editor of Eight Old English Poems (third edition, 2001), and co--editor of the fourth edition of F. Klaeber's Beowulf and the Fight at Finnsburg (forthcoming). Christopher M. Cain is Assistant Professor of English at Towson University, Maryland. Rachel S. Anderson is an Assistant Professor at Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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