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The Longman anthology of Old English, Old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman literatures

North, Richard

The Longman anthology of Old English, Old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman literatures

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Published by Longman in Harlow, England, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature,
  • Anglo-Norman literature,
  • Old Norse literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementRichard North, Joe Allard and Patricia Gillies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1505 .L66 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25077079M
    ISBN 109781408247709
    LC Control Number2011003914

    What gods did the Vikings worship? Florian Gargaillo American poetry in the twentieth century was marked by a wide range of competing groups, schools, and movements. He has informed on paganism for the Vocabulary of the Study of Religions, lectured on the solar alignments of the old royal site in Yeavering, Northumberland, and written on Angelina Jolie for Time Out. With a new chapter by Mike Bintley on Anglo-Saxon archaeology and a revised chapter by Stewart Brookes on the prose writers of the English Benedictine Reform, this updated second edition will be essential reading for students of the period. They map out the intellectual terrain succinctly and give you the major landmarks in terms of key authors and significant titles for greater understanding.

    What was it like to be in the Anglo-Saxon or Viking World? In addition to knowledge of the literature, we will develop our theoretical approaches to literary criticism through extensive reading of published scholarship. MacDonald, ed. Promoted to Reader into Prof in Were there stories in late OE literature? Yet, there are some odd choices of inclusion and exclusion.

    One result of this wild wantoning was the joint publication of Lyrical Balladsperhaps the most important poetry collection to have been published during the British Romantic period. Just who were the Vikings anyway? MacDonald Groningen: Egbert Forsten,pp. Old English prose: King Alfred and his books. The translations favor literal representation over elegance; when possible the editors have attempted to replicate the feel of the original, including word order.


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The Longman anthology of Old English, Old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman literatures by North, Richard Download PDF Ebook

More recently, he has collaborated with Martin Worthington in a comparative study of Beowulf and Gilgamesh.

Under each heading is a selection of texts, some familiar to most readers, others less so. Mortensen and S. More than half of the poem is a battle scene, and the other half is a beheading.

Anglo-Norman literature: the road to Middle English. Is there more like Beowulf? What was it like to be in the Anglo-Saxon or Viking World? Variation[ edit ] The Old English poet was particularly fond of describing the same person or object with varied phrases, often appositives that indicated different qualities of that person or object.

Were all the poets monks? Prose writers of the English Benedictine Reform.

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Research Summary In the past I have written on Anglo-Saxon paganism as this is reflected in Old English literature: a difficult subject for which I needed the help of analogues from Old Icelandic poetry and prose.

Simon Thomson and Michael J. How difficult is the Old English language? Kelly, although several scholars have since pointed to the many serious deficiencies with the latter. This course is meant to familiarize you with some of the texts on the MA comprehensive reading list from the medieval period, but more broadly to provide you with a sense of the thematic and literary concepts as well as variety of texts present in medieval English.

What happened when the Normans arrived?. Hansen, P. The homily is a translation of a version of a Latin hagiographical text known The Longman anthology of Old English 'De apparitione Sancti Michaelis' Bibliotheca Hagiographica Latina Origin and audience of the collection[ edit ] Little is known about the origin of the homilies or their intended audience.

Early English Texts Society, o. All in all, Old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman literatures book is an unusual and much needed anthology. The end of Old English? The translations favor literal representation over elegance; when possible the editors have attempted to replicate the feel of the original, including word order.

This can be contrasted sharply with the strong and extensive dependence that Anglo-Saxon poetry has upon metaphorparticularly that afforded by the use of kennings. While the typical anthologies focus on English literature with minimal examples from other literatures—if any literature from Celtic, Anglo-Norman, or Old Norse at all—this volume then, fills a void in the field.

Joe Allard and Richard North. For instance, in the first line of Beowulf"Hwaet!The Longman Anthology of Old English, Old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman Literatures provides a scholarly and accessible introduction to the literature which was the inspiration for many of the heroes of modern popular culture, from The Lord of the Rings to The Chronicles of Narnia, and which set the foundations of the English language and its.

Description. The Longman Anthology of British Literature is the most comprehensive and thoughtfully arranged text in the field, offering a rich selection of compelling British authors through the ages.

With its first edition, The Longman Anthology of British Literature created a new paradigm for anthologies. Responding to major shifts in literary studies over the past thirty years, it was the Format: On-line Supplement.

"The Longman Anthology of Old English, Old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman Literatures provides a scholarly and accessible introduction to the literature which was the inspiration for many of the heroes of modern popular culture, from The Lord of the Rings to The Chronicles of Narnia, and which set the foundations of the English language and its literature as we know it today.^ The Longman anthology of Old English, Old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman Pdf, ed.

by Richard North, Joe Allard and Patricia Gillies (Harlow: Longman, ) ^ Richard F. Johnson, Saint Michael the Archangel in Medieval English Legend (Woodbridge: Boydell, ), pp. LONGMAN ANTHOLOGY OF OLD ENGLISH, OLD ICELANDIC AND ANGLO-NORMAN LITERATURES \l/ \»£ vl/ /|\ X|\ ^»\ Richard North Joe Allard and Patricia Gillies UNIVERSITATSBiBLIOTHEK KIEL - ZENTRAL3!3L!OTHEK - Longman is an imprint of PEARSON Harlow, England • London • New York • Boston • San Francisco • Toronto.David Damrosch is Professor of English and Comparative Literature ebook Columbia University.

He is the author of "The Narrative Covenant" and "We Scholars: Changing the Culture of the University" and the general editor of "The Longman Anthology of British Literature.