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invitation to Old English and Anglo-Saxon England

by Mitchell, Bruce

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford, UK, Cambridge, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • English philology -- Old English, ca. 450-1100,
    • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Texts,
    • English literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100,
    • Anglo-Saxons -- Sources,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066,
    • England -- Civilization -- To 1066 -- Sources

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [353]-360) and indexes.

      Statementfrom Bruce Mitchell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE123 .M58 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 424 p. :
      Number of Pages424
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1428429M
      ISBN 100631174354, 0631174362
      LC Control Number93039658

      This book covers the emergence of the earliest English kingdoms to the establishment of the Anglo-Norman monarchy in Professor Stenton examines the development of English society, describes the chief phases in the history of the Anglo-Saxon Church, and studies the unification of Britain begun by the kings of Mercia, and completed by the.   This outstanding book is an introduction to Old English language and literature set within the context of Anglo-Saxon history and society -so arranged that the one constantly illuminates the other. Parts I, II, and V aim to provide the reader with an understanding of, and in particular the ability to read, Old : Paperback.

      "The Wife's Lament" or "The Wife's Complaint" is an Old English poem of 53 lines found in the Exeter Book and generally treated as an elegy in the .   I asked this question a few years ago to Doug Harper, who created and maintains the Online Etymology Dictionary which is an extraordinarily useful resource for anyone interested in the English language. His answer was the following book: Amazon.c.

        The above was adapted from the following (itself a quote from Mitchel, An Invitation to Old English and Anglo-Saxon England): “ ‘On the day that King Edward was alive and dead,’ 5 January. Old English is the language of the Anglo-Saxons. It is the language of "Beowulf" and the "Anglo-Saxon Chronicle" but it is also part of the evolutionary process of Modern English. This course will introduce the language in terms of its grammar and vocabulary, and will apply this to the reading of the prose of the period.


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