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By Corinne Saunders

ISBN-10: 1405159634

ISBN-13: 9781405159630

A spouse to Medieval Poetry offers a sequence of unique essays from top literary students that discover English poetry from the Anglo-Saxon interval as much as the fifteenth century. Organised into 3 components to echo the chronological and stylistic divisions among the Anglo-Saxon, heart English and Post-Chaucerian classes, each one part is brought with contextual essays, delivering a useful creation to the society and tradition of the time Combines a normal dialogue of genres of medieval poetry, with particular attention of texts and authors, together with Beowulf , Sir Gawain and the fairway Knight , Chaucer, Gower and Langland positive aspects unique essays via eminent students, together with Andy Orchard, Carl Schmidt, Douglas grey, and Barry Windeatt, who current a number of theoretical, old, and cultural techniques to studying medieval poetry, in addition to providing shut research of person texts and traditions

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Their enemies, first simply designated thus, are then defined as a mixture of Irish and Vikings, led by Constantine (Constantinus, line 38) and Olaf (Anlaf, lines 26, 31 and 46), in a carefully choreographed set of verses (lines 10b–12a): ‘Hettend crungon / Scotta leode and scipflotan, / fæge feollon’ (‘the enemies perished, the Irish people, the Viking sailors, the doomed fell’), repeated soon after as a combination of Norse (guma norðerna, line 18) and Irish (Scyttisc, line 19; cf. flotena and Scotta, line 32), faced by the combined forces of West Saxons (West-Seaxe, line 20) and Mercians (Mierce, line 24); the victorious brothers head back to their ‘homeland’ (cyþþe, line 58), the ‘land of the West Saxons’ (West-Seaxna land, line 59).

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