Old English Liturgical Verse

Old English Liturgical Verse

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This is a student edition with full Glossary of Old English poems, from manuscripts dated between A.D. 975 and 1060, which are based on liturgical materials used in the Anglo-Saxon Church. Each poem is presented with both a semi-diplomatic and a modern critical text on facing pages. Detailed explanatory notes accompany the text of each poem, and an introduction provides historical, cultural, and liturgical background for this sub-genre of vernacular English verse.... B line (instead of the Type A to be found in Ure and Dobbie): the final weak beat on the inflection offlAbsce would be subsumed into the root of the word (see Type B b-line example given by Mitchell and Robinsona#39;s A Guide to Old English, p.

Title:Old English Liturgical Verse
Author:Sarah Larratt Keefer
Publisher:Broadview Press - 2010-05-31


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