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A Choice of Anglo-Saxon Verse [9780571325399]

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A Choice of Anglo-Saxon Verse contains the Old English texts of all the major short poems, such as 'The Battle of Maldon', 'The Dream of the Rood', 'The Wanderer' and 'The Seafarer', as well as a generous representation of the many important fragments, riddles and gnomic verses that survive from the seventh to the twelfth centuries, with facing-page verse translations. These poems are the well-spring of the English poetic tradition, and this anthology provides a unique window into the mind and culture of the Anglo-Saxons. The volume is an essential companion to Faber's edition of Beowulf, translated by Seamus Heaney.
AUTHOR: Richard Hamer is Tutor in English Literature at Christ Church, Oxford.
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Richard Hamer
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Faber & Faber
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20-Aug-2015
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256
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