Description - Sweet's Anglo-Saxon Reader in Prose and Verse by Henry Sweet
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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(187mm x 123mm x 17mm)
Oxford University Press
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