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Title: A History of Old English Literature
Written By: Robert D Fulk
Christopher M. Cain
URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/book.asp?ref=0631223975&site=1
Series Title: Blackwell History of Literature
Description:

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.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English, Old
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631223975
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 360
Prices: U.S. $ 66.95