Interactions of Thought and Language in Old English Poetry

Interactions of Thought and Language in Old English Poetry (Hardcover)

By Peter Clemoes 
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN: 0521307112
EAN: 9780521307116
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 542
Publish Date: 2011-1-10
Binding: Hardcover
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Peter Clemoes brings a lifetime's close study of Anglo-Saxon texts to this fresh appreciation of Old English poetry, with a radically new interpretation that relates the poetry to the entire Anglo-Saxon way of thinking, and to the structures of its society. He proposes a dynamic principle of Old English poetry, very different from the common notion of formulas slotted into poems for stylistic variation. Carefully thought out and elegantly written, this book is also accessible to students: its numerous quotations are accompanied by modern English translations.
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Title: Interactions of Thought and Language in Old English Poetry
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Author: Peter Clemoes
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN: 0521307112
EAN: 9780521307116
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 542
Publish Date: 2011-1-10
Binding: Hardcover

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