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Anglo-Saxon literature

Earle, John

Anglo-Saxon literature

by Earle, John

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Published by S.P.C.K. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby John Earle.
SeriesThe dawn of European literature
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 262p.
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18255671M

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Earle, John, Anglo-Saxon literature. New York, AMS Press []. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Earle, John, Anglo-Saxon literature. St. Clair Shores, Mich.

Anglo-Saxon And Beowulf Words | 7 Pages. How Beowulf and Grendel Represent Anglo-Saxon Culture Ash Dreiling British World Literature 11/19/17 The Anglo-Saxons were Germanic pagans who invaded Britain and conquered large parts of the island in .   Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

The Dream of the Rood is an example of Christian ideals in Anglo-Saxon literature. This poem is about a dream of how Christ's cross was created (rood being an Old English word for cross). The publication series of the Richard Rawlinson Center reinforces the Center's mission to foster teaching and research in the history and culture of Anglo-Saxon England and in Pre-order this book. the burgeoning interest in trauma studies and darkness and the representation of the mind or of emotional experience in Anglo-Saxon literature.


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