Robert D. Fulk,Christopher M. Cain's A History of Old English Literature (Blackwell History of PDF

By Robert D. Fulk,Christopher M. Cain

This well timed advent to outdated English literature makes a speciality of the creation and reception of outdated English texts, and on their relation to Anglo-Saxon background and tradition.

  • Introduces previous English texts and considers their relation to Anglo-Saxon culture.
  • Responds to renewed emphasis on historic and cultural contexts within the box of medieval studies.
  • Treats nearly the total variety of textual forms preserved in previous English.
  • Considers the creation, reception and makes use of of outdated English texts.
  • Integrates the Anglo-Latin backgrounds the most important to realizing outdated English literature.
  • Offers very huge bibliographical guidance.
  • Demonstrates that Anglo-Saxon reports is uniquely put to give a contribution to present literary debates.

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