with the Finnesburg Fragment
Edited by C. L. Wrenn and W. F. Bolton
The late C. L. Wrenn was Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon at the University of Oxford.
W. F. Bolton is Emeritus Professor of English at Rutgers University.
Introduction 1. The Manuscript 2. The Title 3. The Text 4. Date and Place of Origin 5. Narrative Content 6. Verse-Technique 7. Structure and Theme Select Bibliography List of Abbreviations
Few comprehensive discussions of the poem can equal Professor Wrenn’s introduction, in which the numerous complicated but necessary matters are explained in a brilliantly clear and readable fashion.
Size: 215 × 138 mm
Publication: January 1, 1997
Series: Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies