logo
Supporting your high street Find out how »
Basket Image

Basket

Old English Literature : A Guide to Criticism with Selected Readings, Hardback Book

Old English Literature : A Guide to Criticism with Selected Readings Hardback

Part of the Blackwell Guides to Criticism series

Description

This review of the critical reception of Old English literature from 1900 to the present moves beyond a focus on individual literary texts so as to survey the different schools, methods, and assumptions that have shaped the discipline. * Examines the notable works and authors from the period, including Beowulf, the Venerable Bede, heroic poems, and devotional literature * Reinforces key perspectives with excerpts from ten critical studies * Addresses questions of medieval literacy, textuality, and orality, as well as style, gender, genre, and theme * Embraces the interdisciplinary nature of the field with reference to historical studies, religious studies, anthropology, art history, and more

Information

Other Formats

£62.50

£55.35

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also by John D. Niles   |  View all

Also in the Blackwell Guides to Criticism series   |  View all