Mr Shippey's book covers the whole range of Old English poetry: the heroic poems, notably Beowulf and Malden; the "elegies", such as The Wanderer and The Seafarer; the Bible stories and lives of the saints which mark the end of pagan influence and the beginning of Christian inspiration; the Junius Manuscript; and finally King Alfred. All the many quotations are translated.
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1972. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0091110319
Book Description Hutchinson, 1972. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110091110319
Book Description Hutchinson. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0091110319 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1892243