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The Old English Elegies

A Critical Edition and Genre Study

by Anne L. Klinck

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Poetry & poets,
  • Poetry texts & anthologies,
  • Old English Literature,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Anglo-Saxon,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • British Isles,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages472
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8079111M
    ISBN 100773522417
    ISBN 109780773522411

      Buy The Old English Elegies by Martin Green from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Written By: Exeter Book, the largest extant collection of Old English poetry. Copied c. , the manuscript was given to Exeter Cathedral by Bishop Leofric (died ). It begins with some long religious poems: the Christ, in three parts; two poems on St. Guthlac; the fragmentary “Azarius”; and the allegorical Phoenix.

    The best elegies in English. The Oxford English Dictionary defines an elegy as ‘A song or poem of lamentation, esp. for the dead; a memorial poem’.Death, and memorialising the dead, has long been a feature of poetry. Here are ten of the best elegies from English poetry, from the Middle Ages to the s. Anglo-Saxon Elegies Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature Author(s): Seth Lerer. Since the early nineteenth century, the term “Anglo-Saxon Elegies” (or “Old English Elegies”) has referred to a group of short.

    Editions: Old English text and translation. The Exeter Book contains the Old English poems known as the 'Elegies': The Wanderer (fol. 76b - fol. 78a); The Seafarer (fol. 81b - fol. 83a); The Riming Poem fol. 94a - fol. 95b); Deor (fol. a - fol. b), Wulf and Eadwacer (fol. b - fol. a); The Wife's Lament (fol. a - fol. b); The. Buy Three old English elegies by R F Leslie (Editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.


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The Old English Elegies by Anne L. Klinck Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is an edition of the Old English elegies: the wanderer, seafarer, riming poem, deor, wulf and eadwacer, wife's lament, reignation, the husband's message and ruin it also has riddle 60 which may or may not be connected to the husbands message/5.

Klinck builds on the extensive previous scholarship in the field and also draws on recently available materials - notably the microfiche Concordances, the first letters of the new Old English Dictionary, and Bruce Mitchell's Old English Syntax - to make new suggestions about problematic words and by: Old English elegies Hardcover – January 1, by Charles W.

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Kennedy. About the author () Anne L. Klinck has recently retired from the University of New Brunswick, where she taught medieval literature and English language. Her previous books include The Old 5/5(1). Three Old English Elegies book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Edition of The Wife’s Lament, The Husband’s Message and The Ruin /5. The nine elegies have all been edited separately between and Klinck builds on the extensive previous scholarship in the field and also draws on recently available materials - notably the microfiche Concordances, the first letters of the new Old English Dictionary, and Bruce Mitchell's Old English Syntax - to make new suggestions about problematic words and 5/5(1).

Two Old English Elegies from the Exeter Book: The Wanderer and The Ruin Most of the Old English poetry that has survived is contained in only four manuscripts. The richest and most diverse of these is Exeter Cathedral Library MSa large anthology of secular and religious poems.

The book was given to the Cathedral library at Exeter by theFile Size: KB. The poems in the Exeter Book known as the 'Old English elegies' focus on loss, separation and the transience of earthly things.

Mike Bintley explores these poems, which include The Wanderer and The Wife's Lament, and highlights the parallels between the elegies and the riddles in the Exeter Book. She then examines the elegiac genre in Old English: its features, origins, and affinities (giving examples of analogous elegies in Latin, Norse, and Early Welsh, with both text and translation).

Klinck includes a comprehensive bibliography and a glossary listing all word-forms to be found in the elegies. "Bede's Death Song" is one of the oldest elegies in the English language.

Old English is also known as Anglo-Saxon English; the Angles and Saxons were Germanic tribes. England takes its name from the Angles. Here is the original Anglo-Saxon text. Book Description: The nine elegies have all been edited separately between and Klinck builds on the extensive previous scholarship in the field and also draws on recently available materials - notably the microfiche Concordances, the first letters of the new Old English Dictionary, and Bruce Mitchell's Old English Syntax - to make new suggestions about.

Old English elegies by Kennedy, Charles W. (Charles William),tr. Publication date Topics English poetry, Elegiac poetry, English (Old), Poésie élégiaque anglaise (vieil anglais) Publisher [Princeton, N.J.] Princeton University Press Internet Archive Books.

Scanned in China. Uploaded by CarriC on Octo Pages: The Old English Elegies The first collected edition of the nine elegies in English and the first critical edition to include complete facsimiles of the manuscript originals in the Exeter Book.

The enormous bibliography surrounding the Old English elegies breaks down primarily into studies of structure, cultural context, and genre. This study is concerned first with attempting to define as precisely as possible the limits of the utterances of speakers in the : J.

Lane Goodall. The nine elegies have all been edited separately between and Klinck builds on the extensive previous scholarship in the field and also draws on recently available materials - notably the microfiche Concordances, the first letters of the new Old English Dictionary, and Bruce Mitchell's Old English Syntax - to make new suggestions about problematic words and.

This looser concept is especially evident in the Old English Exeter Book (circa CE) which contains "serious meditative" and well-known poems such as " The Wanderer ", " The Seafarer ", and " The Wife's Lament ".

In these elegies, the narrators use the lyrical "I" to describe their own personal and mournful experiences. The nine elegies have all been edited separately between and Klinck builds on the extensive previous scholarship in the field and also draws on recently available materials - notably the microfiche Concordances, the first letters of the new Old English Dictionary, and Bruce Mitchell's Old English Syntax - to make new suggestions about 5/5(1).

She then examines the elegiac genre in Old English: its features, origins, and affinities (giving examples of analogous elegies in Latin, Norse, and Early Welsh, with both text and translation).

Klinck includes a comprehensive bibliography and a glossary listing all word-forms to be found in the elegies. The Old English Elegies. The nine elegies have all been edited separately between and Klinck builds on the extensive previous scholarship in the field and also draws on recently available materials - notably the microfiche Concordances, the first letters of the new Old English Dictionary, and Bruce Mitchell's Old English Syntax - to make new suggestions about Author: Anne L.

Klinck. Old English elegies. [Charles W Kennedy] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: English poetry -- Old English, ca.

-- Translations into English. # English poetry--Old English. xii, 86 p. illus. ; 19 cm. Three Old English elegies: The wife's lament, The husband's message, The ruinPages:   The nine elegies have all been edited separately between and Klinck builds on the extensive previous scholarship in the field and also draws on recently available materials - notably the microfiche Concordances, the first letters of the new Old English Dictionary, and Bruce Mitchell's Old English Syntax - to make new suggestions about /5(13).

The nine elegies have all been edited separately between and Klinck builds on the extensive previous scholarship in the field and also draws on recently available materials - notably the microfiche Concordances, the first letters of the new Old English Dictionary, and Bruce Mitchell's Old English Syntax - to make new suggestions about /5(4).