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Battle of Maldon,and other Old English poems

Bruce Mitchell

Battle of Maldon,and other Old English poems

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Published by Macmillan;St.Martin"s P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published(B65-2929)1965.

Statementtranslated by LevinCrossley-Holland and edited by Bruce Mitchell.
The Physical Object
Pagination138p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18891862M

The battle is engaged and eventually most of them stand strong in the face of overwhelming odds, even as they die avenging their lord and defending their land. Baker, Peter S. English Gothic Literature. Teach Yourself Old English. The Archaeology of English.

Martin's Press, Crow. Fox, Anthony A social history of English. An Introduction. An Introduction to Theory and Methods. Bourcier, Georges

Metzler Lexikon Literatur. Modern English Crystal, David These texts show, to some degree, the growth of a local hero cultus. Carter, Ronald and John McRae Frankfurt: Lang.


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Battle of Maldon,and other Old English poems book

Perez-Guerra, Javier et al eds Clark argues against an early composition date, refuting the arguments espoused by Irving. Ousby, Ian ed.

Mittelenglisches Studienbuch [Middle English study book]. After the battle Byrhtnoth's body was found with its head missing, but his gold- hilted sword was still with his body.

The poem has come down to us thanks to the transcription of it made c. To me it was pleasure in that, it was also painful.

The Battle of Maldon

Sanders, Andrew According to Clark, the poet of Maldon describes Byrhtnoth as an old warrior, but able-bodied paraphrased ; however, later in the poem Byrhtnoth is disarmed easily by a Viking. Burlin and Edward B. Mattox, Wesley S. The characterization of the poem as a riddle is the oldest of its various treatments, the argument for which characterization is based largely upon the obscurity of its subject and the placement of the poem within the Exeter Book, where it was included as Riddle I in Benjamin Thorpe's translation of the Exeter Book.

Beekes, Robert Traugott, Elizabeth A wolf is carrying our wretched whelp to the forest, that one easily sunders which was never united: our song together. Jensen, Emily. English in modern times New York: Columbia UP, London: Collins and Brown. New York: Facts of File.

Another viewpoint, most notably held by J. Jones, F. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

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Advances in English Historical Linguistics. An atlas of English dialects. Mitchell, Bruce Note on the Texts, Titles, and Organization of the Poems.

This book contains modern alliterative, strong-stress poetic translations of all of the Old English (OE) poems in the six volumes of The Anglo-Saxon Poetic Records (ASPR), edited by George Philip Krapp and Elliott Van Kirk Dobbie (), plus additional OE poems identified or discovered after the publication of ASPR.

In the first book-length application of anthropological research to Old English heroic literature, Hill demonstrates that the loyalties and values celebrated in "The Battle of Brunanburh," "The Battle of Maldon," and numerous other heroic episodes in Old English literature are not aspects of an archaic or ancient ethical life but instead.

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The Battle of Maldon and Other Old English Poems book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Contents include: The Battle of Mal /5.

Storm and Other Old English Riddles by Crossley-Holland, Translated By Kevin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at atlasbowling.com gland, but they are nostalgically evident in much of Old English heroic poetry, from the vows of battlefield loyalty in “The Battle of Maldon” to the importance of gift-giving in Beowulf.

(For more on the warrior ethic, see Hill ) THE BATTLE OF MALDON “The Battle of Maldon” is a heroic poem that gives poetic treatment to aCited by: 2.