A Handbook of Anglo-Saxon Studies - eBook  -     Edited By: Jacqueline Stodnick, Renee Trilling
    By: Jacqueline Stodnick(Ed.) & Renee Trilling(Ed.)
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A Handbook of Anglo-Saxon Studies - eBook

Wiley-Blackwell / 2012 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 9781118328842
ISBN-13: 9781118328842

Publisher's Description

Reflecting the profound impact of critical theory on the study of the humanities, this collection of original essays examines the texts and artifacts of the Anglo-Saxon period through key theoretical terms such as ‘ethnicity’ and ‘gender’.
  • Explores the interplay between critical theory and Anglo-Saxon studies
  • Theoretical framework will appeal to specialist scholars as well as those new to the field
  • Includes an afterword on the value of the dialogue between Anglo-Saxon studies and critical theory

Author Bio

Jacqueline Stodnick is Associate Professor of English at the University of Texas at Arlington, USA, where she teaches the history of the English language, Old English, and the history of British literature.  She has published articles on lists, the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, and hagiography, focusing in particular on English cultural identity. Her current work explores Anglo-Saxon notions of the body.

Renée R. Trilling is Associate Professor of English at the University of Illinois, USA.  She is the author of The Aesthetics of Nostalgia: Historical Representation in Old English Verse (2009), as well as articles on Beowulf, Wulfstan the Homilist, and Anglo-Saxon historiography.  Her current work draws on recent trends in neuroscience and related fields to explore the role of materiality in Anglo-Saxon notions of subjectivity.

Editorial Reviews

“The essays are written in a consistently clear and informative manner that will engage students and scholars alike.  Summing Up.  Highly recommended.  Upper-division undergraduates through faculty.”  (Choice, 1 September 2013)

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