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New Readings on Women in Old English Literature
Language: en
Pages: 313
Authors: Helen Damico, Olsen Alexandra Hennessey, Alexandra Hennessey Olsen
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

The publication of this volume of essays is a milestone in Old English studies. It is the first collection to examine this literature from a feminist perspective. Although the contributors represent a plurality of approaches and positions, they share a common objective: to reassess women as women, as they actually
The Cambridge Old English Reader
Language: en
Pages: 532
Authors: Richard Marsden
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-04 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Class and Gender in Early English Literature
Language: en
Authors: Britton J. Harwood, Gillian R. Overing
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-05-22 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

"[The essays] focus on class and gender not only sheds new light on old texts but also stretches the boundaries of the critical modus operandi which is often applied to such literature." -- Women's Studies Network (UK) Association Newsletter These dramatic new readings of Old and Middle English texts explore
A Life Both Public and Private
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: Brent R. LaPadula
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-31 - Publisher: McFarland

The concept of the individual or the self, central in so many modern-day contexts, has not been investigated in depth in the Anglo-Saxon period. Focusing on Old English poetry, the author argues that a singular, Anglo-Saxon sense of self may be found by analyzing their surviving verse. The concept of
Anglo-Saxon Women and the Church
Language: en
Pages: 323
Authors: Stephanie Hollis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd

A fresh look at the position of women in the 8th and 9th centuries as defined by the literature of the early church.