threshold of Anglo-Saxon. by A. J. Wyatt

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .

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  • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Chrestomathies and readers

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With MS. notes by Earle Birney.

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The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 126 p.
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21807839M

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Originally published inand first published as this second edition inthis volume was created with the intention of bringing some of the most interesting passages in Anglo-Saxon prose and poetry within the range of the beginner.

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Poetry There are two types of Old English poetry: the heroic, the sources of which are pre-Christian Germanic myth, history, and custom; and the Christian.

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Anglo-Saxon Literature and The Epic Stories were told orally in poem or song form (most people could not read or write) Stories provided moral instruction Anglo-Saxons spoke “Old English” Epic Poetry was one of the most common genres of literature during the period.

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Began with vol. 1 in Ceased with vol. 10 in Description based on: v. 2 (Sept. ) Editor: Lady R.S. Churchill 1.

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