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A Choice of Anglo-Saxon Verse

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Description for A Choice of Anglo-Saxon Verse Paperback. Contains the old English texts of all the major short poems. This anthology provides a window into the mind and culture of the Anglo-Saxons. Editor(s): Hamer, Richard. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DCQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 21. Weight in Grams: 202.

A Choice of Anglo-Saxon Verse contains the Old English texts of all the major short poems, such as 'The Battle of Maldon', 'The Dream of the Rood', 'The Wanderer' and 'The Seafarer', as well as a generous representation of the many important fragments, riddles and gnomic verses that survive from the seventh to the twelfth centuries, with facing-page verse translations. These poems are the well-spring of the English poetic tradition, and this anthology provides a unique window into the mind and culture of the Anglo-Saxons.

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Product Details

Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780571325399
SKU
V9780571325399
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Ref
99-10

About Richard Hamer
Richard Hamer is Tutor in English Literature at Christ Church, Oxford.

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