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  • Title: The Exeter Anthology of Old English Poetry: An Edition of Exeter Dean and Chapter MS 3501
  • Author: Bernard J. Muir
  • ISBN: 9780859896290
  • Page: 273
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Commonly referred to as The Exeter Book, this important anthology is the earliest and largest surviving book of vernacular poetry from Anglo Saxon England.This revised edition of the two volume set first published in 1994 includes many newly discovered alterations to the poetic texts in addition to the four hundred new readings listed in the first edition The BibliographyCommonly referred to as The Exeter Book, this important anthology is the earliest and largest surviving book of vernacular poetry from Anglo Saxon England.This revised edition of the two volume set first published in 1994 includes many newly discovered alterations to the poetic texts in addition to the four hundred new readings listed in the first edition The Bibliography has also been updated and reorganised and the Commentary includes discussion of critical works which have appeared since 1994.The book is published in a two volume set VOLUME ONE TEXTS The Advent Lyrics The Ascension Christ in Judgement The Life of Saint Guthlac A The Life of Saint Guthlac B The Canticles of the Three Youths The Phoenix The Passion of Saint Juliana The Wanderer God s Gifts to Humankind Precepts The Seafarer Vainglory Widsith The Fates of Mortals Maxims I A Maxims I B Maxims I C The Order of the World The Riming Poem The Panther The Whale The Partridge Homiletic Fragment III Soul and Body II Deor Wulf and Eadwacer Riddles 1 59 The Wife s Lament Judgement Day I Contrition A and B The Descent into Hell Almsgiving Pharaoh The Lord s Prayer I Homiletic Fragment II Riddle 30b Riddle 60 The Husband s Message The Ruin Riddles 61 94 VOLUME TWO Introductory Remarks to the Commentary Commentary Abbreviations Bibliography Primary Sources and Facsimiles Critical Literature Reference Works Consulted Index to Bibliography of Critical Literature
    The Exeter Anthology of Old English Poetry An Edition of Exeter Dean and Chapter MS Commonly referred to as The Exeter Book this important anthology is the earliest and largest surviving book of vernacular poetry from Anglo Saxon England This revised edition of the two volume set fi

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    1. The Exeter Book, Exeter Cathedral Library MS 3501, also known as the Codex Exoniensis, is a 10th century composite bound codex that contains a substantial collection of vernacular Anglo Saxon poetry and was donated to the Exeter Cathedral Library in 1072 by Leofric the first bishop of Exeter The poems bound in the codex are some of the most popular and well known Old English poems that have survived from the period, these include the Elegies, Riddles, Widsith, poems attributed to Cynewulf and ma [...]

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