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This volume presents the first edited version of the canon collection associated with two of the key literary figures of the late Anglo-Saxon period: AElfric, abbot of Eynsham (d. after 1006), and Wulfstan, bishop ofWorcester and archbishop of York (d. 1023). Although of considerable importance, its textual problems (how many items comprise the collection? When, and by whoThis volume presents the first edited version of the canon collection associated with two of the key literary figures of the late Anglo-Saxon period: AElfric, abbot of Eynsham (d. after 1006), and Wulfstan, bishop ofWorcester and archbishop of York (d. 1023). Although of considerable importance, its textual problems (how many items comprise the collection? When, and by whom, was it composed?) have made proper critical study difficult. This edition aims to answer the need; the texts of the two recensions are edited with full critical apparatus of the five known manuscripts, a detailed study of sources, facing English translation, and an introductory essay on the text and its background. Dr ANDREW HAMER teaches at the University of Liverpool....

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ISBN : 9780859915342
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 193 Pages
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