By Corinne Saunders
A significant other to Medieval Poetry provides a chain of unique essays from major literary students that discover English poetry from the Anglo-Saxon interval as much as the 15th century. Organised into 3 elements to echo the chronological and stylistic divisions among the Anglo-Saxon, heart English and Post-Chaucerian sessions, every one part is brought with contextual essays, supplying a useful creation to the society and tradition of the timeCombines a common dialogue of genres of medieval poetry, with particular attention of texts and authors, together with Beowulf, Sir Gawain and the golf green Knight, Chaucer, Gower and LanglandFeatures unique essays by way of eminent students, together with Andy Orchard, Carl Schmidt, Douglas grey, and Barry Windeatt, who current a number theoretical, old, and cultural techniques to analyzing medieval poetry, in addition to providing shut research of person texts and traditions
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By this reckoning, Offa is the great-greatgrandson of one Eawa, the bother of the fiercesome pagan King Penda (c. 632–55) who was such an implacable enemy of Christian rulers, including the saintly King Oswald of Northumbria (who died in battle against him in 642). Offa of Mercia is also importantly a direct descendant of his legendary namesake, Offa of Angeln, a mid-fifth-century ruler (given here as the great-grandson of Woden himself ) from precisely the putative time of the great migration to Anglo-Saxon England, and from precisely the area from which the Mercians derived their roots.
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