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Images of community in old English poetry

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Beowulf,
    • English poetry -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- History and criticism,
    • Community life in literature,
    • Christian poetry, English (Old) -- History and criticism,
    • Epic poetry, English (Old) -- History and criticism,
    • Civilization, Anglo-Saxon, in literature,
    • Literature and society -- England -- History -- To 1500,
    • Civilization, Medieval, in literature,
    • Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500,
    • Germanic peoples in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementHugh Magennis.
      SeriesCambridge studies in Anglo-Saxon England ;, 18
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR203 .M24 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 212 p. ;
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL793713M
      ISBN 100521495660
      LC Control Number95026344

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      The major manuscripts Most Old English poetry is preserved in four manuscripts of the late 10th and early 11th centuries. Classicism[ edit ] Virgil's Aeneid, Thomas Campion's metrical experiments, and Spenser's Shepheardes Calender and plays like Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra are all examples of the influence of classicism on Elizabethan poetry. Because of this new emphasis, poems that were not complete were nonetheless included in a poet's body of work such as Coleridge's "Kubla Khan" and "Christabel". This poet finds little glory in bravery for bravery's sake. Some of Milton's important poems, were written before the Restoration see above. Similar Topics.

      In addition, the more we read poetry from the 18th century and earlier, the more likely we are to recognize those forms, themes, and images in modern and contemporary works. In the past decades there has been substantial scholarly and critical work done on women poets of the long 18th century: first, to reclaim them and make them available in contemporary editions in print or online, and second, to assess them and position them within a literary tradition. Princeton University Press. The Metaphysical poets went out of favour in the 18th century but began to be read again in the Victorian era. The Romantics were not the only poets of note at this time.


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