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Reading Old English texts

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U.K, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
  • Civilization, Anglo-Saxon, in literature.,
  • Civilization, Medieval, in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 216-222) and index.

    Statementedited by Katherine O"Brien O"Keeffe.
    ContributionsO"Keeffe, Katherine O"Brien.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR173 .O38 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 231 p. ;
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1007459M
    ISBN 100521465753, 0521469708
    LC Control Number96047374

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