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Published: 14 October 2010

280 Pages


ISBN: 9780199577422

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The Use of Old English in Twentieth-Century Poetry

Chris Jones

  • Considers four major twentieth-century poets: Ezra Pound, W. H. Auden, Edwin Morgan, and Seamus Heaney
  • Provides translations of all Old English material
  • Includes an appendix on Old English metre, illustrated with excerpts from a modern verse translation