Latin Learning and English Lore: Studies in Anglo-Saxon Literature for Michael Lapidge, Volume 1

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University of Toronto Press, 2005 M01 1 - 800 pages
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Throughout the Anglo-Saxon period, Latin and Old English were, to large extent, alternative literary languages. Latin Learning and English Lore is a collection of essays examining the complex co-existence of the two languages within the literary, historical, and cultural milieu of Anglo-Saxon England.

More than forty of the leading Anglo-Saxon scholars in the world today have contributed to this two-volume survey of the whole range of Anglo-Saxon Literature in honour of Michael Lapidge, one of the most productive, influential, and important figures of Anglo-Saxon studies in recent years. The contributors include a wide range of the Lapidge's former colleagues, students, and collaborators.

The essays in Latin Learning and English Lore cover material from the beginning of the Anglo-Saxon literary record in the late seventh century to the immediately post-Conquest period of the twelfth century. The volumes together provide an invaluable survey of the rich literature, history, and culture of the period as well as a selection of groundbreaking studies that offer a number of exciting possibilities for future research.

Volume One Contributors
George H. Brown * David Dumville * Michael Fox * Roberta Frank * R.D. Fulk * Mary Garrison * Helmut Gneuss * Malcolm Godden * Mechthild Gretsch * Michael Herren * Simon Keynes * Leslie Lockett * Andy Orchard * Paul Remley * Richard Sharpe * Tom Shippey * Patrick Sims-Williams * Paul E. Szarmach * Michael Winterbottom * Charles D. Wright * Neil Wright

Volume Two Contributors
Peter Baker * Martha Bayless * Robert E. Bjork * Mary Clayton * Antonette diPaolo Healey * Thomas N. Hall * Joyce Hill * Nicholas Howe * Peter Jackson * Christopher A. Jones * Patrizia Lendinara * Roy Michael Liuzza * Rosalind Love * Richard Marsden * Bruce Mitchell * Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe * Oliver Padel * Fred C. Robinson * Katharine Scarfe-Beckett * D.G. Scragg * Jane Stevenson


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