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AElfric of Eynsham
His Life, Times, and Writings

By Helmut Gneuss

AElfric of Eynsham
Paperback, 43 pages £12.00
Published: 2009
ISBN: 9781580441445
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Subjects: Literary Studies, Medieval Institute Publications, Medieval Studies
Series: Old English Newsletter Subsidia

Originally delivered as a lecture at the Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, this volume was published in 2002 as "Ælfric von Eynsham und seine Zeit," introducing, as Gneuss says, "an Anglo-Saxon author . . . who was the first, and for a long time the only, master of prose written in English."

Abbreviated References
Ælfric’s Name and Career
Ælfric’s Writings and Their Circulation
Ælfric’s Homiletic Writings
Ælfric’s Language and Style
Ælfric as Language Teacher
Anglo-Saxon Literature in the Vernacular
Ælfric as Adviser of the Episcopacy and Nobility
The Royal House and the Scandinavian Wars
Art and Culture in Winchester
The Survival of Ælfric’s Writings
Index of Scholars

Publication Details:

 Paperback , 43 pages

BIC Code:
  LIT004120, LIT011000
 Medieval Institute Publications


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