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New and Published Books

  1. Beowulf

    The Critical Heritage

    Edited by Andreas Haarder, T A Shippey, T. A. Shippey

    Beowulf is the oldest and most complete epic poem in any non-Classical European language. Our only manuscript, written in Old English, dates from close to the year 1000. However, the poem remained effectively unknown even to scholars until the year 1815, when it was first published in Copenhagen....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Longman Anthology of Old English, Old Icelandic, and Anglo-Norman Literatures

    Edited by Richard North, Joe Allard, Patricia Gillies

    The Longman Anthology of Old English, Old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman Literatures provides a scholarly and accessible introduction to the literature which was the inspiration for many of the heroes of modern popular culture, from The Lord of the Rings to The Chronicles of Narnia, and which set the...

    Published July 6th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Geoffrey Chaucer

    The Critical Heritage Volume 2 1837-1933

    By Derek Brewer

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 10th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Geoffrey Chaucer

    The Critical Heritage Volume 1 1385-1837

    By Derek Brewer

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 10th 2009 by Routledge

  5. King Arthur

    Myth-Making and History

    By N. J. Higham

    This seminal new study explores how and why historians and writers from the Middle Ages to the present day have constructed different accounts of this well-loved figure. N. J Higham offers an in-depth examintaion of the first two Arthurian texts: the History of the Britons and the Welsh Annals...

    Published August 26th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Essentials of Early English

    Old, Middle and Early Modern English, 2nd Edition

    By Jeremy J. Smith, Jeremy Smith

    This is a completely revised and updated edition of a highly successful textbook. It provides a practical and highly accessible introduction to the early stages of the English language: Old English, Middle English, and Early Modern English. Designed specifically as a handbook for students beginning...

    Published June 15th 2005 by Routledge

  7. The Cynewulf Reader

    Edited by Robert E. Bjork

    Series: Basic Readings in Anglo-Saxon England

    The Cynewulf Reader is a collection of classic and original essays presenting a comprehensive view of the elusive Anglo-Saxon poet Cynewulf, his language, and his work....

    Published June 28th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts

    Basic Readings

    Edited by Mary P. Richards

    Series: Basic Readings in Chaucer and His Time

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 20th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Old English Prose

    Basic Readings

    Edited by Paul E. Szarmach

    Series: Basic Readings in Anglo-Saxon England

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 10th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Anglo-Saxon History

    Basic Readings

    Edited by David A.E. Pelteret

    Series: Basic Readings in Anglo-Saxon England

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 5th 2000 by Routledge