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Published: 07 August 2017

272 Pages | 6 black & white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526101105


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Nonhuman voices in Anglo-Saxon literature and material culture

First Edition

James Paz

Published by Manchester University Press

Manchester Medieval Literature and Culture MUP

  • The first single-author monograph to offer a sustained, rigorous examination of the many 'speaking objects' in Anglo-Saxon culture in light of the ascendant branch of critical theory known as
  • Concentrates specifically on Anglo-Saxon culture and moves across early medieval literature and material culture, from manuscript poems to inscribed artefacts and monuments
  • Recognises and unpacks the significance of Old English riddles and riddling culture to the lively yet elusive role that things play in this early period
  • Recognises and unpacks the significance of Old English riddles and riddling culture to the lively yet elusive role that things play in this early period
  • Engages with the Old English þing as an assembly in the etymological, as well as material, sense
  • Offers a detailed study of the origins of the word
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