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Old English literature in its manuscript context [electronic resource] /
edited by Joyce Tally Lionarons.
edition
1st ed.
imprint
Morgantown : West Virginia University Press, 2004.
description
viii, 254 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0937058831 (pbk. : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Morgantown : West Virginia University Press, 2004.
isbn
0937058831 (pbk. : alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
general note
Collection of essays from a 1997 summer seminar held at the Parker Library, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, sponsored by National Endowment for the Humanities.
catalogue key
8442390
 
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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"This volume makes a considered contribution to scholarship in the areas of textual and manuscript studies." Elaine Treharne, Florida State University
"This volume makes a considered contribution to scholarship in the areas of textual and manuscript studies."Elaine Treharne, Florida State University
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A multi-faceted collection of eight established scholars examining issues facing the textual identity, authorship and translation, as well as editorial standards and obligations. Featuring a scholarly exchange of ideas and photographs of the original Anglo-Saxon manuscripts, this text is essential reding for anyone interested in the history of Old English Literature.
Unpaid Annotation
The essays published here were originally composed at an NEH summer seminar conducted by Paul Szarmach and Timothy Graham at the Parker Library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge in 1997. In Old English Literature in its Manuscript Context editor Joyce Tally Lionarons has developed a multifaceted collection examining the issues facing the textual transmission of Anglo-Saxon writings. Eight established scholars consider the ideas of textual identity, authorship and translation, as well as editorial standards and obligations. Featuring a scholarly exchange of ideas and photographs of the original Anglo-Saxon manuscripts, this text is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of Old English literature.
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InOld English Literature in its Manuscript Context, editor Joyce Tally Lionarons has developed a multifaceted collection examining the issues facing the textual transmission of Anglo-Saxon writings. Eight established scholars consider the ideas of textual identity, authorship and translation, and editorial standards and obligations. This work also features a scholarly exchange of ideas and photographs of the original Anglo-Saxon manuscripts, making this essential reading for anyone interested in the history of Old English literature. The essays published in this text were originally composed at an NEH summer seminar conducted by Paul Szarmach and Timothy Graham at the Parker Library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge in 1997.
Description for Bookstore
In Old English Literature in its Manuscript Context, editor Joyce Tally Lionarons has developed a multifaceted collection examining the issues facing the textual transmission of Anglo-Saxon writings. Eight established scholars consider the ideas of textual identity, authorship and translation, and editorial standards and obligations. This work also features a scholarly exchange of ideas and photographs of the original Anglo-Saxon manuscripts, making this essential reading for anyone interested in the history of Old English literature. The essays published in this text were originally composed at an NEH summer seminar conducted by Paul Szarmach and Timothy Graham at the Parker Library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge in 1997.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Nostalgia and the Rhetoric of Lack: The Missing Exemplar for Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, Manuscript 41p. 11
Anglo-Saxon Orthodoxyp. 37
Textual Appropriation and Scribal (Re) Performance in a Composite Homily: The Case for a New Edition of Wulfstan's De Temporibus Anticristip. 67
Multilingual Glosses, Bilingual Text: English, French, and Latin in Three Manuscripts of AElfric's Grammarp. 95
Three Tables of Contents, One Old English Homiliary in Cambridge, Corpus Christi College MS 178p. 121
The Boundaries Between Verse and Prose in Old English Literaturep. 139
Glastonbury and the Early History of the Exeter Bookp. 173
Parker's Purposes Behind the Manuscripts: Matthew Parker in the Context of his Early Career and Sixteenth-Century Church Reformp. 217
Index of Manuscriptsp. 242
General Indexp. 246
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