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Runes and Roman Letters in Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts (Hardcover) (Victoria Symons)

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Within the corpus of surviving Old English literature is a selection of texts that combine runic and roman script. These works range from some of the most celebrated of Old English poetry, including the riddles and elegies, to lesser studied charms and alphabet poems. This book presents the first comprehensive study of such texts, placing them in the context of developments in Anglo-Saxon literacy, writing practices, and material culture.

Number of Pages: 230
Genre: Literary Criticism
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Reallexikon Der Germanischen Altertumskunde - Ergänzungsbände
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: De Gruyter
Author: Victoria Symons
Language: English
Street Date: October 24, 2016
TCIN: 51570708
UPC: 9783110494747
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-8869
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