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Published: 01 January 2000

864 Pages

9 2/5 X 6 1/10 inches

ISBN: 9780859896290

Bookseller Code (06)

The Exeter Anthology of Old English Poetry

2 volumes

edited by Bernard J. Muir

Liverpool University Press

Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies LUP

Commonly referred to as The Exeter Book, this important anthology is the earliest and largest surviving book of vernacular poetry from Anglo-Saxon England. This revised edition of the two-volume set first published in 1994 includes many newly-discovered alterations to the poetic texts in addition to the four hundred new readings listed in the first edition. The Bibliography has also been updated and reorganised and the Commentary includes discussion of critical works which have appeared since 1994. The book is published in a two-volume set. Volume One contains the Introduction and Texts. Volume Two contains the Commentary, Bibliography, Index to Bibliography.


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