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- DescriptionPresents the systematic review of the ways in which Anglo-Saxon studies have evolved from their beginnings to the twentieth century. This book tells the story of how the idea of Anglo-Saxon England evolved from the Anglo-Saxons themselves to the Victorians, serving as a myth of origins for the English people, their language, and more.
- Author BiographyJohn D. Niles is Professor Emeritus of Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Professor Emeritus of English at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Life Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge. A past president of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists, he is the author or editor of a dozen books on Old English literature and related topics, including Beowulf: The Poem and Its Tradition (1983) and Homo Narrans: The Poetics and Anthropology of Oral Literature (1997).
- Author(s)John D. Niles
- PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Inc
- Date of Publication25/09/2015
- GenreLiterary Studies: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintJohn Wiley & Sons Inc
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight698 g
- Width160 mm
- Height230 mm
- Spine25 mm
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