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Sweet"s Anglo-Saxon reader in prose and verse. 15th ed.

Sweet, Henry

Sweet"s Anglo-Saxon reader in prose and verse. 15th ed.

by Sweet, Henry

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Published by Oxford U.P. in London .
Written in English

  • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Readers.,
  • Anglo-Saxons -- Literary collections.,
  • Middle Ages -- Literary collections.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAnglo-Saxon reader in prose and verse.
    Statementrevised throughout by Dorothy Whitelock.
    ContributionsWhitelock, Dorothy, ed.
    LC ClassificationsPE137 .S8 1967
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 404 p.
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5585474M
    LC Control Number67103589

    Sweet, Henry Born Sept. 15,, in London; died Apr. 30, , in Oxford. British linguist; founder of the British school of phoneticians. Member of the London Philological Society (–85). Sweet studied at the University of Heidelberg in and, beginning in , at Oxford University. In he became a lecturer of phonetics at Oxford. He made. Old English Poems, Prose & Lessons Anglo-Saxon Language Read by Stephen Pollington These two CDs can be used with First Steps in Old English or just listened to for the pleasure of hearing Old English spoken well. Kings & Dates - CD 1 1 Capture of the Five Boroughs.

    Further Reading: Anglo-Saxon Prosody [Note: much of the following is a synopsis and paraphrasing of information on the short bibliography of websites listed at the end of this discussion.] Historically, many cultures have riddle-poem traditions. One of the best known is the riddle-poem tradition of the Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, and Teutons. Sean Crist used Photoshop to remove some of the graffiti doodled by a former owner of the book. This cleanup was done only on the grammar pages, not on the reading pages. 27 May Added HTML files; OCR by Sean Crist. The text has not been corrected. The glossary pages were redundantly OCR'ed. Introductory pages and Grammar.

    Preview this book» What people are Section Section Section Section Other editions - View all. The Student's Dictionary of Anglo-Saxon, Volume 1 Henry Sweet Full view - The Student's Dictionary of Anglo-Saxon Henry Sweet Full view - The Student's Dictionary of Anglo-Saxon, Volume 1 Henry. Alex Dewhurst Fitchburg State University. J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy masterpiece The Lord of the Rings is the culmination of his profound abilities as a linguist, philologist, historian, and literary scholar. His work effectively quenched the thirst of Britons who strived for a seat at the table of the great European mythos.

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It's a good collection of a miscellany of prose and verse pieces of Anglo-Saxon, including an extract from Beowulf, The Battle of Maldon, Caedmon's hymn, etc.

Unlike the more modern reader I have, it doesn't have a glossary side by side with the text, which encourages me to do a little more work/5. Buy Sweet's AngloSaxon Reader in Prose and Verse 15 by Sweet, Henry, Whitelock, Dorothy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Choreographing Discourses brings together essays originally published by Mark Franko between and the contemporary moment.

Assembling these essays from international, sometimes untranslated sources and curating their relationship to a rapidly changing field, this Reader offers an important resource in Pages:   Sweet's AngloSaxon Reader in Prose and Verse by Henry Sweet Paperback £ Sent from and sold by Amazon.

The Anglo-Saxon Primer was the set text for years and years for undergraduates required to study Anglo-Saxon (or 'Old English' as we now call it). It has a section on the grammar of the language, and a collection of introductory texts/5(16). Anglo-Saxon prose is earnestly practical and instructionally religious.

Contrasted with Anglo-Saxon poetry, it reveals no originality of thought or of emotion but is remarkably free from its parallelisms, inversions, periphrases, and excessive use of metaphor and epithet.

This precious monument of English Literature has some beautiful poems like Battle of Maldon and the Battle of Brunanburh. From the historic point of view, the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is important as the oldest history belonging to any modern nation and from the literary point of view it is held in high esteem as the first great book of English : Shreya Bardhan.

Anglo-Saxon literature, the literary writings in Old English (see English language), composed between c and c See also English literature. Poetry There are two types of Old English poetry: the heroic, the sources of which are pre-Christian Germanic myth, history, and custom; and the Christian.

Bright's Anglo-Saxon Reader Available here is the entirety of Bright's Anglo-Saxon Reader (). The entire book is available as scanned TIFF and PNG images. The glossary is available as text in both HTML format and an unvalidated approximation of glossary comprises pages of the text. Old English sentences have also been cited from Sweet’s Anglo-Saxon Reader, Bright’s Anglo-Saxon Reader, and Cook’s First Book in Old English.

The short chapter on the Order of Words has been condensed from my Order of Words in Anglo-Saxon Prose (Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, New Series, Vol.

I, No. • Anglo-Saxon reader in prose and verse, with grammar, metre, notes & glossary, by Henry Sweet () • Second Anglo-Saxon reader, archaic and dialectal () • Introduction to Anglo-Saxon, an Anglo-Saxon reader, with philological notes, a brief grammar, and a.

Anglo-Saxon Prose and Short Poetry. 2 The Venerable Bede This is due to its formal structure following Anglo-Saxon verse (including the epic Beowulf) which typical utilizes:for the contemporary reader, when poetry is composed in Modern English, this pattern is easier to see.

However, below are the opening lines from the second stanza of. Until the 9th century literary prose did not develop in England. Before this Anglo – Saxon prose started in the form of some laws, and historical records. Basically with Alfred the great Anglo – Saxon prose marks the true beginning.

The three great prose writers of this period are King Alfred, Aelfric and : Ardhendu De. careful artist among the older poets, notable for the skill of his verse and phrasing ; his lines are flowing and melodious and his style, free and easy.

Alfred, King of Wessex (), in the 9th century is recognized as the father of English Prose. File Size: 44KB.{v} PREFACE TO FIRST EDITION.

The want of an introduction to the study of Old-English has long been felt. Vernon's Anglo-Saxon Guide was an admirable book for its time, but has long been completely antiquated. I was therefore obliged to make my Anglo-Saxon Reader a somewhat unsatisfactory compromise between an elementary primer and a manual for advanced.

This book can be purchased on its own or in a discounted package with A Gentle Introduction to Old English. If you wish to order the package, please contact us at Customer Service or place the order through your bookstore using ISBN The texts in this reader include prose, metrical prose, and poetry, and represent a variety of genres (saints’ .