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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."

Preface
Abbreviated References
Introduction
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:


Binding:
 Paperback , 43 pages
ISBN:
 9781580441445

BIC Code:
 DSBB
BISAC Code:
  LIT004120, LIT011000
Imprint:
 Medieval Institute Publications


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