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The Recovery of Old English
Anglo-Saxon Studies in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Edited by Timothy Graham

The Recovery of Old English
Hardback, 438 pages £41.50
Published: 2001
ISBN: 9781580440134
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Paperback, 438 pages £41.50
Published: 2001
ISBN: 9781580440141
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Subjects: Literary Studies, Medieval Institute Publications, Medieval Studies
Series: Richard Rawlinson Center Series

The eight essays in The Recovery of Old English consider major aspects of the progress of Anglo-Saxon studies from their Tudor beginnings until their coming of age in the second half of the seventeenth century.

List of Figures Preface List of Abbreviations The Study of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle in the Seventeenth Century and the Establishment of Old English Studies in the Universities by Angelika Lutz John Joscelyn, Pioneer of Old English Lexicography by Timothy Graham The Anglo-Saxon Pantheon According to Richard Verstegen (1605) by Rolf H. Bremmer Jr. William L'Isle and the Editing of Old English by Phillip Pulsiano Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. 381: William L'Isle, Aelfric, and the Ancrene Wisse by Stuart Lee The Construction of Structure in the Earliest Editions of Old English Poetry by Danielle Cunniff Plumer The Oracle of His Countrey? William Somner, Gavelkind, and Lexicography in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries by Kathryn A. Lowe That Most Elaborate One of Fr. Junius: An Investigation of Francis Junius's Manuscript Old English Dictionary by Kees Dekker

Timothy Graham is a professor of history at the University of New Mexico and specializes in Anglo-Saxon England, paleography, and codicology. He is the coeditor of Introduction to Manuscript Studies which has become an authoritative textbook on the subject.

The Recovery of Old English
The Recovery of Old English - Anglo-Saxon Studies in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries - Hardback cover

Publication Details:

 Hardback , 438 pages

 Paperback , 438 pages

BIC Code:
  HIS037010, LIT011000
 Medieval Institute Publications


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