Verbal Encounters : Anglo-Saxon and Old Norse Studies for Roberta Frank.

By: Harbus, AntoninaContributor(s): Poole, Russell | Poole, RussellPublisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2004Copyright date: ©2005Description: 1 online resource (312 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781442683020Genre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Verbal Encounters : Anglo-Saxon and Old Norse Studies for Roberta FrankDDC classification: 429 LOC classification: PE108.F73.V473 2005Online resources: Click to View
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Intro -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- ABBREVIATIONS -- NOTES ON EDITIONS -- Introduction -- Roberta Frank: Bibliography, 1970-2003 -- Part I - On Words -- 1. Early Medieval Chaos -- 2. Composing and Joining: How the Anglo-Saxons Talked about Compounding -- 3. Cennan, 'to cause to be born'/ 'to cause to know': Incarnation as Revelation in Old English Literature -- 4. Pride, Courage, and Anger: The Polysemousness of Old English Mōd -- Part II - On Anglo-Latin and Old English Prose -- 5. Desipere in loco: Style, Memory, and the Teachable Moment -- 6. Courtroom Drama and the Homiletic Monologues of The Vercelli Book -- Part III - On Old English Poetry -- 7. 'Him þæs grim lean becom': The Theme of Infertility in Genesis A -- 8. Odd Characters: Runes in Old English Poetry -- 9. The Education of Beowulf and the Affair of the Leisure Class -- 10. Articulate Contact in Juliana -- Part IV - On Old Norse Literature -- 11. The Refracted Beam: Einarr Skúlason's Liturgical Theology -- 12. Beardless Wonders: 'Gaman vas Soxu' (The Sex Was Great) -- 13. Prophetic Dreams and Visions in the Sagas of the Early Icelandic Saints -- 14. Claiming Kin Skaldic-Style -- NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS -- INDEX -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z.
Summary: The essays in Verbal Encounters are not merely a fitting tribute to Roberta Frank, but also strong contributions to current scholarship on medieval literature and culture.
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Intro -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- ABBREVIATIONS -- NOTES ON EDITIONS -- Introduction -- Roberta Frank: Bibliography, 1970-2003 -- Part I - On Words -- 1. Early Medieval Chaos -- 2. Composing and Joining: How the Anglo-Saxons Talked about Compounding -- 3. Cennan, 'to cause to be born'/ 'to cause to know': Incarnation as Revelation in Old English Literature -- 4. Pride, Courage, and Anger: The Polysemousness of Old English Mōd -- Part II - On Anglo-Latin and Old English Prose -- 5. Desipere in loco: Style, Memory, and the Teachable Moment -- 6. Courtroom Drama and the Homiletic Monologues of The Vercelli Book -- Part III - On Old English Poetry -- 7. 'Him þæs grim lean becom': The Theme of Infertility in Genesis A -- 8. Odd Characters: Runes in Old English Poetry -- 9. The Education of Beowulf and the Affair of the Leisure Class -- 10. Articulate Contact in Juliana -- Part IV - On Old Norse Literature -- 11. The Refracted Beam: Einarr Skúlason's Liturgical Theology -- 12. Beardless Wonders: 'Gaman vas Soxu' (The Sex Was Great) -- 13. Prophetic Dreams and Visions in the Sagas of the Early Icelandic Saints -- 14. Claiming Kin Skaldic-Style -- NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS -- INDEX -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z.

The essays in Verbal Encounters are not merely a fitting tribute to Roberta Frank, but also strong contributions to current scholarship on medieval literature and culture.

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