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Recognizing 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 Details

ISBN: 9780300091397
ISBN-10: 0300091397
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 156mm x 29mm)
Pages: 518
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - R. M. Liuzza

R. M. Liuzza is associate professor of English at Tulane University.

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