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By Corinne Saunders

ISBN-10: 1405159634

ISBN-13: 9781405159630

ISBN-10: 1444319108

ISBN-13: 9781444319101

A significant other to Medieval Poetry offers a chain of unique essays from top literary students that discover English poetry from the Anglo-Saxon interval as much as the 15th century. Organised into 3 elements to echo the chronological and stylistic divisions among the Anglo-Saxon, heart English and Post-Chaucerian sessions, every one part is brought with contextual essays, delivering a beneficial advent to the society and tradition of the timeCombines a common dialogue of genres of medieval poetry, with particular attention of texts and authors, together with Beowulf, Sir Gawain and the golf green Knight, Chaucer, Gower and LanglandFeatures unique essays via eminent students, together with Andy Orchard, Carl Schmidt, Douglas grey, and Barry Windeatt,  who current quite a number theoretical, ancient, and cultural techniques to interpreting medieval poetry, in addition to delivering shut research of person texts and traditions

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310 315 Byrhtwold made a speech, brandished his shield (he was an ancient retainer), shook his ash-spear; he encouraged the warriors very boldly: ‘Courage must be the harder, heart the keener, mind must be the greater, as our strength wanes. Here lies our leader, entirely cut to pieces, a good man in the dirt. ’ If the first two lines of Byrhtwold’s speech represent heroic generalities of a kind that can be replicated the world over, it is the following lines, with their emphasis on the ‘here’, and the ‘now’ and the ‘this’ that make it plain that he is not simply dealing 28 Andy Orchard in Anglo-Saxon platitudes; if the wages of heroism is death, then at Maldon that debt fell due.

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