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  1. Saints and Scholars

    Saints and Scholars [Hardback]

    Stuart McWilliams (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9781843843030
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Anglo-Saxon literature and culture, and their subsequent appropriations, unite the essays collected here. They offer fresh and exciting perspectives on a variety of issues, from gender to religion and the afterlives of Old English texts, from reco... .... Learn More
  2. Anonymous Interpolations in Aelfric's Lives of Saints

    Anonymous Interpolations in Aelfric's Lives of Saints [Paperback]

    Robin Norris (Author)

    Regular Price: £14.99

    Special Price: £4.95

    ISBN: 9781580441636
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
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  3. Language and Style in Old English Composite Homilies

    Language and Style in Old English Composite Homilies [Hardback]

    Hiroshi Ogawa (Author)

    Regular Price: £46.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780866984096
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    This book provides a detailed, in-depth study of Old English composite homilies preserved in tenth- and eleventh-century manuscripts. Composite homilies, which are made up of passages drawn with little change from other Old English homiletic writi... .... Learn More
  4. Aelfric of Eynsham

    Aelfric of Eynsham: His Life Times and Writings [Paperback]

    Helmut Gneuss (Author)

    Regular Price: £12.00

    Special Price: £3.95

    ISBN: 9781580441445
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    This little book, originally delivered as a lecture, forms an introduction to Aelfric of Eynsham, described by the author as "the first, and for a long time the only, master of prose written in English". Gneuss discusses Aelfric's works and their ... .... Learn More
  5. Intertexts

    Intertexts: Studies in Anglo-Saxon Culture Presented to Paul E. Szarmach [Hardback]

    Virginia Blanton (Editor); Helen Scheck (Editor)

    Regular Price: £51.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780866983822
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Series: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies
    This collection of essays written by some of the most prominent scholars in the field honours Paul E. Szarmach by bringing together a range of studies relating to Anglo-Saxon literature and culture. As the title suggests, the main concern of the ... .... Learn More
  6. Sources Of Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture: The Apocrypha

    Sources Of Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture: The Apocrypha [Paperback]

    F. M. Biggs (Editor)

    Regular Price: £15.50

    Special Price: £4.95

    ISBN: 9781580441193
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    This book forms part of a longstanding project by numerous scholars to map the sources which influenced the literary culture of Anglo-Saxon England. It aims at a comprehensive, descriptive list of all authors and works known in Britain between c. ... .... Learn More
  7. Holy Vikings

    Holy Vikings: Saints' Lives in the Old Icelandic Kings' Sagas [Hardback]

    Carl Phelpstead (Author)

    Regular Price: £42.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780866983884
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    The biographies of royal saints in the Old Icelandic kings’ sagas are usually described as “secular” or “profane” texts and not “proper” saints’ lives. This book argues that theoretical concepts developed by Mikhail Bakhtin can provide new insight... .... Learn More
  8. Water and Fire

    Water and Fire: The Myth of the Flood in Anglo-Saxon England [Hardback]

    Daniel Anlezark (Author)

    Regular Price: £80.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780719063985
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    Noah's Flood is one of the most popular and enduring stories from the Bible, and flood myths still exist in many cultures today. This book presents the first comprehensive examination of the incorporation of the Flood myth into the Anglo-Saxon ... .... Learn More
  9. How Tradition Works

    How Tradition Works: A Meme-Based Cultural Poetics of the Anglo-Saxon Tenth Century [Hardback]

    Michael D. C. Drout (Author)

    Regular Price: £41.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780866983501
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    How Tradition Works examines the ways traditions are created, constituted, modified, and recognized. Expanding and revising “memetic” theory, the book analyzes the culture of the tenth-century English Benedictine Reform. How Tradition Works shows ... .... Learn More
  10. Beatus Vir

    Beatus Vir: Studies in Early English and Norse Manuscripts In Memory of Phillip Pulsiano [Hardback]

    A. N. Doane (Editor)

    Regular Price: £57.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780866983648
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    This is a collection of fourteen original, substantial, commissioned essays dealing with various aspects of Old English and Old Norse manuscript study. The contributors are working in a closely integrated field, which gives the book a unity. The w... .... Learn More

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