The Dream of the Rood
Edited by Michael Swanton
Michael Swanton is Professor of Medieval Studies at the University of Exeter.
Contents The Vercelli book The Ruthwell cross Relationship between the texts Doctrine and iconography Style and structure Select bibliography Texts
Swanton provides a helpful description of the poem’s text and of its manuscript context, the Vercelli Book. A discussion of the doctrinal and iconographic backgrounds of the poem, and a comprehensive overview of its structural, thematic and stylistic concerns.
The Year’s Work in English Studies
Size: 178 x 122 mm
Publication: April 1, 1996
Series: Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies