Old English Literature
Edited by R. M. Liuzza
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Old English Literature by R. M. Liuzza
Book DescriptionRecognizing the dramatic changes in Old English studies over the past generation, this up-to-date anthology gathers twenty-one outstanding contemporary critical writings on the prose and poetry of Anglo-Saxon England, from approximately the seventh through eleventh centuries. The contributors focus on texts most commonly read in introductory Old English courses while also engaging with larger issues of Anglo-Saxon history, culture, and scholarship. Their approaches vary widely, encompassing disciplines from linguistics to psychoanalysis. In an appealing introduction to the book, R. M. Liuzza presents an overview of Old English studies, the history of the scholarship, and major critical themes in the field. For both newcomers and more advanced scholars of Old English, these essays will provoke discussion, answer questions, provide background, and inspire an appreciation for the complexity and energy of Anglo-Saxon studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780300091397
(235mm x 156mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author R. M. Liuzza
Old English Poetry, Paperback (April 2014)
A fresh volume from the acclaimed translator of Beowulf.
Beowulf, Paperback (November 2012)
"This is a brilliant, exemplary edition and a must-have for any serious student of the poem. Liuzza has set the standard for many years to come." -- Stacy S. Klein, Rutgers University
Poems of M. S. Junius II, Hardback (May 2002)» View all books by R. M. Liuzza
The Junius 11 poems comprise a series of redacted Old English works that have been traditionally presented as the work of Bede's Caedmon.
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Author Biography - R. M. Liuzza
R. M. Liuzza is associate professor of English at Tulane University.
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