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The Resource Images of community in old English poetry, Hugh Magennis

Images of community in old English poetry, Hugh Magennis

Label
Images of community in old English poetry
Title
Images of community in old English poetry
Statement of responsibility
Hugh Magennis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Magennis, Hugh
Index
index present
LC call number
PR203
LC item number
.M24 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in Anglo-Saxon England
Series volume
18
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English poetry
  • Community life in literature
  • Christian poetry, English (Old)
  • Epic poetry, English (Old)
  • Civilization, Anglo-Saxon, in literature
  • Literature and society
  • Civilization, Medieval, in literature
  • Social history
  • Germanic peoples in literature
Label
Images of community in old English poetry, Hugh Magennis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: ideas of community and an Anglo-Saxon audience/readership -- Hall and city, feasting and drinking: images of communal life -- Hall and feasting in Beowulf -- Hall and feasting: transformations and alternative perspectives -- Personal in conflict with communal -- The mythic landscape of Beowulf: sea, stronghold and wilderness -- The dwelling-places of God's people: place and setting in biblical poetry -- Places of trial and triumph in hagiographical poetry -- Conclusion: community and power in later poetic and other texts
Control code
33820313
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 212 p.
Isbn
9780521495660
Isbn Type
(hard)
Lccn
95026344 //r96
Label
Images of community in old English poetry, Hugh Magennis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: ideas of community and an Anglo-Saxon audience/readership -- Hall and city, feasting and drinking: images of communal life -- Hall and feasting in Beowulf -- Hall and feasting: transformations and alternative perspectives -- Personal in conflict with communal -- The mythic landscape of Beowulf: sea, stronghold and wilderness -- The dwelling-places of God's people: place and setting in biblical poetry -- Places of trial and triumph in hagiographical poetry -- Conclusion: community and power in later poetic and other texts
Control code
33820313
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 212 p.
Isbn
9780521495660
Isbn Type
(hard)
Lccn
95026344 //r96

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