A History of Old English Literature - Blackwell History of Literature in English S. (Hardback)R. D. Fulk (author), Christopher M. Cain (author)
Hardback Published: 09/09/2002
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.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Weight: 668 g
Dimensions: 239 x 164 x 25 mm
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