The Anglo Saxon Literature Handbook
June 2013, Wiley-Blackwell
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The Anglo-Saxon Literature Handbook presents an accessible introduction to the surviving works of prose and poetry produced in Anglo-Saxon England, from AD 410-1066.
- Makes Anglo-Saxon literature accessible to modern readers
- Helps readers to overcome the linguistic, aesthetic and cultural barriers to understanding and appreciating Anglo-Saxon verse and prose
- Introduces readers to the language, politics, and religion of the Anglo-Saxon literary world
- Presents original readings of such works as Beowulf, The Battle of Maldon, The Wanderer, The Seafarer, and The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle