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Sweet's Anglo-Saxon Reader in Prose and Verse (15 Revised edition)

By: Sweet, Henry

019811169X / 9780198111696
Paperback / softback
829
28/08/1975
Stock expected by 13/12/2019
United Kingdom
123 x 187 mm, 412 grams 420 pages
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This popular reader-a standard since its first edition in 1876-helps students acquire a sound elementary knowledge Old English by studying of a rich variety of poetry and prose.

Selections cover a wide range of dialects and genres, from an early Northumbrian form of Caedmon's Hymn and ninth-century Kentish charters to the complete texts of The Dream of the Rood and Wulfstan's Address to the English, with ample literary and historical notes.

BIC:

2ABA Anglo-Saxon, CJBR Language readers

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