Old English Literature: A Guide to Criticism with Selected Readings (Blackwell Guides to Criticism)
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This review of the critical reception of Old English literature from 1900 to the present moves beyond a focus on individual literary texts so as to survey the different schools, methods, and assumptions that have shaped the discipline.
- Examines the notable works and authors from the period, including Beowulf, the Venerable Bede, heroic poems, and devotional literature
- Reinforces key perspectives with excerpts from ten critical studies
- Addresses questions of medieval literacy, textuality, and orality, as well as style, gender, genre, and theme
- Embraces the interdisciplinary nature of the field with reference to historical studies, religious studies, anthropology, art history, and more
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