The Material Culture of the Built Environment in the Anglo-Saxon World
Edited by Maren Clegg Hyer and Gale R. Owen-Crocker
Gale R. Owen-Crocker is Professor of Anglo-Saxon Culture at the University of Manchester. She is editor of Working with Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts (University of Exeter Press, 2009).
Dr Maren Clegg Hyer is Associate Professor of English at Valdosta State University (Georgia). She specializes in researching textiles and textile imagery in Anglo-Saxon culture. Some of her recent publications include 'The Material Culture of Daily Living in Anglo-Saxon England' (edited with Gale R. Owen-Crocker, Exeter 2011); 'The Material Culture of the Built Environment in the Anglo-Saxon World' (edited with Gale R. Owen-Crocker, Liverpool 2015); and 'Textiles, Text, Intertext: Essays in Honour of Gale R. Owen-Crocker' (edited with Jill Frederick, Boydell 2016), including a chapter in that volume, "Text, Textile, Context: Aldhelm and Wordweaving as Metaphor in Old English."
Introduction , Gale R. Owen- Crocker Chapter 1: Enta geweorc: The Ruin and its Contexts Reconsidered, Christopher Grocock Chapter 2: Roads and Tracks in Anglo-Saxon England , Paul Hindle Chapter 3: Domestic Dwellings, Workshops and Working Buildings, Kevin Leahy and Michael Lewis Chapter 4: Place and Power: Meetings between Kings in Early Anglo-Saxon England, Damian Tyler Chapter 5: The Cuckoo and the Magpie: The Building Culture of the Anglo-Saxon Church, Michael Shapland Chapter 6: Landmarks of Faith: Crosses and other Free-Standing Stones, Elizabeth Coatsworth Chapter 7: Landmarks of the Dead: Exploring Anglo-Saxon Mortuary Geographies, Sarah Semple and Howard Williams Chapter 8: Boundaries and Walls, Margaret Worthington Hill and Erik Grigg Chapter 9: The Landscape of Late Saxon Burghs and the Politics of Urban Foundation, Jeremy Haslam Chapter 10: Signalling Intent: Beacons, Lookouts and Military Communications, John Baker and Stuart Brookes
Publication: November 26, 2015
Series: Exeter Studies in Medieval Europe