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Mr Shippey's book covers the whole range of Old English poetry: the heroic poems, notably Beowulf and Malden; the "elegies", such as The Wanderer and The Seafarer; the Bible stories and lives of the saints which mark the end of pagan influence and the beginning of Christian inspiration; the Junius Manuscript; and finally King Alfred. All the many quotations are translated....

Title : Old English Verse
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ISBN : 9780091110314
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 220 Pages
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