Old English Literature: A Short Introduction - Wiley Blackwell Introductions to Literature (Hardback)Daniel Donoghue (author)
Hardback 164 Pages / Published: 25/03/2004
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This innovative and intriguing introduction to Old English literature is structured around what the author calls 'figures' from Anglo--Saxon culture: the Vow, the Hall, the Miracle, the Pulpit, and the Scholar. * An innovative and intriguing introduction to Old English literature. * Structured around 'figures' from Anglo--Saxon culture: the Vow, the Hall, the Miracle, the Pulpit, and the Scholar. * Situates Old English literary texts within a cultural framework. * Creates new connections between different genres, periods and authors. * Combines close textual analysis with historical context. * Based on the author's many years experience of teaching Old English literature. * The author is co--editor with Seamus Heaney of Beowulf: A Verse Translation (2001) and recently published with Blackwell Lady Godiva: A Literary History of the Legend (2003).
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 164
Weight: 428 g
Dimensions: 242 x 168 x 15 mm
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