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The Old English Riddles of the "Exeter Book"

Edited by Craig Williamson
Format: Hardback
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, United States
Published: 30th Jan 1977
Dimensions: w 156mm h 235mm
Weight: 862g
ISBN-10: 0807812722
ISBN-13: 9780807812723
Barcode No: 9780807812723
Synopsis
The Exeter Book, a late tenth-century manuscript of early Old English poetry, is an anthology of religious homiletic verse, elegiac poetry, and ninety-one lyric riddles. The riddles are of particular interest to students of Old English poetry and Anglo-Saxon culture, to archeologists, anthropologists, and folklorists. This volume will supersede all earlier editions of the riddles as the text contains many new manuscript readings, and a summary is given of the scholarship on each riddle. Originally published in 1977. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value. |In an important revision of early Cold War history, Hitchcock restores France's central role in the post-World War II reconstruction of Europe. He focuses on French diplomacy toward the occupation of Germany, the economic reconstruction of the continent,

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