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The History Of Early English Literature: Being The History Of English Poetry From Its Beginnings To The Accession Of King Alfred V2

Stopford a. Brooke

The History of Early English Literature: Being the History of English Poetry from its Beginnings to the Accession of King Alfred V2 is a comprehensive book written by Stopford A. Brooke that delves into the origins and evolution of English poetry. The book covers the period from the earliest known poetry in Old English to the time of King Alfred's reign. The author explores the various forms of poetry that were prevalent during this time, including heroic poetry, elegies, and religious poetry. He also discusses the influence of Christianity on English poetry and the impact of the Norman Conquest on the development of the English language.The book provides an in-depth analysis of the works of major poets such as Caedmon, Beowulf, Cynewulf, and Bede. It also examines the role of the oral tradition in the transmission of poetry and the emergence of written literature.The History of Early English Literature is a valuable resource for scholars and students of English literature, as well as anyone interested in the history of the English language and its literary traditions. With its detailed analysis and comprehensive coverage, this book is an essential addition to any library on the subject.In Two Volumes.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 348
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.78in - 1.12lb
  • EAN: 9781428615588
  • Categories: MedievalPoetryEnglish, Irish, Scottish, Welsh