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The Exeter anthology of Old English poetry

The Exeter anthology of Old English poetry

an edition of Exeter Dean and Chapter MS 3501

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Published by University of Exeter in Exeter .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- Old English, ca. 450-1100,
  • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Versification.,
  • English poetry -- Old English, ca. 450-1100.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Bernard J. Muir.
    SeriesExeter medieval English texts and studies
    ContributionsMuir, Bernard James
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1490 .A1 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15130439M
    ISBN 100859884363

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The interactive edition of The Exeter Anthology of Old English Poetry is an invaluable acquisition of historical and literary significance for most libraries and an indispensable reference work for medievalists and other scholars interested in literature, codicology and Anglo-Saxon : A critical study of the medieval manuscript held in Exeter Cathedral Library popularly known as “The Exeter Book,” The Exeter Anthology is one of the acknowledged treasures of early English literature, well known for its constituent poems The Wanderer, The Seafarer, nearly one hundred riddles, and other remarkable poems composed in the vernacular.

The Exeter Book, a late tenth-century manuscript of early Old English poetry, is an anthology of religious homiletic verse, elegiac poetry, and ninety-one lyric riddles. The riddles are of particular interest to students of Old English poetry and Anglo-Saxon culture, to Format: Paperback. The Exeter book: an anthology of Anglo-Saxon poetry presented to Exeter cathedral by Leofric, first bishop of Exeter (), and still in the possession of the dean and chapter by Gollancz, Israel, Sir, Pages: The book gives us intelligent, sensitive literary criticism, profound readings of all of the poems of the Anthology.

God’s Exiles and English Verse is the first integrative, historically grounded book to be written about the Exeter Book of Old English poetry.

By approaching the Exeter codex as a whole, the book seeks to establish a sound. Exeter, Cathedral Library,fols. 8–, the celebrated Exeter Book of Old English Poetry, preserves approximately one-sixth of the surviving corpus of Old English verse, and its importance for the study of pre-Conquest vernacular literature can hardly be by: The Exeter Book.

The Exeter Book is a 10th-century anthology of poetry in Old English and is of major importance to Exeter Cathedral, the Cathedral Library and English literature itself.

Exeter Dean and Chapter Manuscriptusually known as the Exeter Book, was written down by a single scribe – no doubt a monk – in about The Exeter Anthology of Old English Poetry edited by Bernard J. Muir. Liverpool University Press. Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies LUP.

Commonly referred to as The Exeter Book, this important anthology is the earliest and largest surviving book of vernacular poetry from Anglo-Saxon revised edition of the two-volume set first published in includes many newly.

The Wanderer is an Old English poem preserved only in an anthology known as the Exeter Book, a manuscript dating from the late 10th counts lines of alliterative is often the case in Anglo-Saxon verse, the composer and compiler are anonymous, and Language: Old English.

A poetry book written in Old English has been granted Unesco status for its "outstanding significance" to British history. The Exeter Book, kept at Exeter Cathedral's library, is an anthology of. The Exeter Anthology of Old English Poetry 2 volumes edited by Bernard J. Muir. Liverpool University Press.

Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies LUP. Commonly referred to as The Exeter Book, this important anthology is the earliest and largest surviving book of vernacular poetry. All the major Old English poetry is here, beautifully translated into living English verse, introduced and annotated by an expert Anglo-Saxon scholar.

Liuzza’s anthology of highly accurate, scholarly, poetic translations captures the full expressive range of the oldest poetry in English: the mournful note of elegy, the profound beat of wisdom poetry, the ardent music of faith, and the high songs of heroic fame.”/5(3).

Old English A critical study of the medieval manuscript held in Exeter Cathedral Library popularly known as “The Exeter Book,” The Exeter Anthology is one of the acknowledged treasures of early English literature, well known for its constituent poems The Wanderer, The Seafarer, nearly one hundred riddles, and other remarkable poems.

The CDs contain the revised second edition of "The Exeter Anthology of Old English Poetry". This is linked to a full-colour digital facsimile of Exeter Cathedral, Dean & Chapter MScommonly known as "The Exeter Book", and images of various other related historical : Bernard J.

Muir. Exeter Book, the largest extant collection of Old English 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. Following these are a number of shorter religious verses intermingled with poems of. The Exeter Book, a late tenth-century manuscript of early Old English poetry, is an anthology of religious homiletic verse, elegiac poetry, and ninety-one lyric riddles.

The riddles are of particular interest to students of Old English poetry and Anglo-Saxon culture, to. The work has the added bonus of a thoroughly competent edition of all the poetic texts and some DVD 'extras'.'We may take the edition first. The DVD incorporates Muir's book-based edition, bibliography and commentary from the second edition of the Exeter Anthology of Old English Poetry, in two volumes (Exeter: University of Exeter Press, ).

The following translations have been grouped according to subject. It was not feasible to arrange them by types, because the typical forms of the riddle are not clearly fixed and the Anglo-Saxon riddles are too few to illustrate many types.

The language of the Anglo-Saxon riddles is often difficult. Guthlac A and Guthlac B are a pair of Old English poems written in celebration of the deeds and death of Saint Guthlac of Croyland, a popular Mercian saint.

The two poems are presented consecutively in the important Exeter Book miscellany of Old English poetry, the fourth and fifth items in the manuscript."Widsith" (Old English: Widsið), also known as The Traveller's Song, is an Old English poem of lines.

The poem survives only in the Exeter Book, a manuscript of Old English poetry compiled in the late 10th century containing approximately one-sixth of all surviving Old English h is located between the poems Vainglory and The Fortunes of Men.Exeter Book Riddle 45 (according to the numbering of the Anglo-Saxon Poetic Records) is one of the Old English riddles found in the later tenth-century Exeter solution is accepted to be 'dough'.

However, the description evokes a penis becoming erect; as such, Riddle 45 is noted as one of a small group of Old English riddles that engage in sexual double entendre, and thus provides rare.