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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Holy Vikings

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

    Carl Phelpstead (Author)

    Regular Price: £42.00

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    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
  4. 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
  5. 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

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    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
  6. 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
  7. Sex and Sexuality in Anglo-Saxon England

    Sex and Sexuality in Anglo-Saxon England: Essays in Memory of Daniel Gillmore Calder [Hardback]

    Carol Braun Pasternack (Editor); Lisa M. C. Weston (Editor)

    Regular Price: £35.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780866983204
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Series: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies
    Sex and Sexuality is the first collection of essays, indeed the first book, to explore the cultural constructions of sex, the sexes, and sexualities in Anglo-Saxon England. Directed to scholars (graduate students and academics) of Anglo-Saxon stud... .... Learn More
  8. Lemmatized Index to the Icelandic Homily Book

    Lemmatized Index to the Icelandic Homily Book [Paperback]

    Andrea De Leeuw van Weenen (Author)

    £34.99

    ISBN: 9789979819875
    Published by : Iceland University Press
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  9. Woven into the Earth

    Woven into the Earth: Textile Finds in Norse Greenland [Hardback]

    Else Ostergaard (Author)

    £29.95

    ISBN: 9788772889351
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    One of the century's most spectacular archaeological finds occurred in 1921 -- a year before Howard Carter stumbled upon Tutankhamun's tomb -- when Poul Norlund recovered dozens of garments from a graveyard in the Norse settlement of Herjolfsnaes,... .... Learn More
  10. Bookmarks from the Past

    Bookmarks from the Past: Studies in Early English Language and Literature in Honour of Helmut Gneuss [Hardback]

    Lucia Kornexl (Editor); Ursula Lenker (Editor)

    Regular Price: £66.95

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780820465203
    Published by : Peter Lang Verlag
    The papers collected in this volume reflect the long and distinguished career of Professor Helmut Gneuss in the fields of Early English language, literature and culture. The volume will thus be of particular interest to researchers in Standard Old... .... Learn More

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