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304 pages
9 x 6 inches
Exeter Medieval
University of Exeter Press
Hardback (March 2019)
ISBN-13 9781905816095
ISBN-10 190581609X
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Literary Studies
Medieval Studies
God's Exiles and English Verse
On The Exeter Anthology of Old English Poetry
by John D. Niles
This monograph is a critical study of the medieval manuscript held in Exeter Cathedral Library, popularly known as 'The Exeter Book'.Recent scholarship, including the standard edition of the text, published show more
   about the author

John D. Niles is Frederic G. Cassidy Professor of Humanities (Emeritus), University of Wisconsin - Madison and Professor of English (Emeritus), University of California, Berkeley.

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   table of contents

Part One: Reading the Anthology in its Historical Context
Monastic Poetics
Scribes, Authors, Compilers, and Readers
Exeter, Glastonbury, and the Benedictine Reform

Part Two: Reading the Anthology as a Codicological Whole

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"God's Exiles and English Verse is a volume that serious students of early medieval English poetry will want to have on their shelves. It treats anew the intellectual acumen and artistry of poets show more
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