Sweet's Anglo-Saxon Reader in Prose and Verse by Henry Sweet
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Sweet's Anglo-Saxon Reader in Prose and Verse
By Henry Sweet

Sweet's Anglo-Saxon Reader in Prose and Verse

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Sweet's Anglo-Saxon Reader in Prose and Verse by Henry Sweet

Book Description

This popular reader-a standard since its first edition in 1876-helps students acquire a sound elementary knowledge Old English by studying of a rich variety of poetry and prose. Selections cover a wide range of dialects and genres, from an early Northumbrian form of Caedmon's Hymn and ninth-century Kentish charters to the complete texts of The Dream of the Rood and Wulfstan's Address to the English, with ample literary and historical notes.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198111696
ISBN-10: 019811169X
Format: Paperback
(187mm x 123mm x 17mm)
Pages: 420
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 28-Aug-1975
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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