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Sweet's Anglo-Saxon Reader in Prose and Verse, Paperback / softback Book

Sweet's Anglo-Saxon Reader in Prose and Verse Paperback / softback


This popular reader-a standard since its first edition in 1876-helps students acquire a sound elementary knowledge Old English by studying of a rich variety of poetry and prose.

Selections cover a wide range of dialects and genres, from an early Northumbrian form of Caedmon's Hymn and ninth-century Kentish charters to the complete texts of The Dream of the Rood and Wulfstan's Address to the English, with ample literary and historical notes.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 420 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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  • Category: Language readers
  • ISBN: 9780198111696

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