Anglo Saxon Poetry: Anglo Saxon Poetry (Everyman) by S.A.J. Bradley

By S.A.J. Bradley

Anglo-saxon poetry was once circulated orally in a preliterate society, and collected ultimately into books over a few six centuries ahead of the Norman Conquest ended English independence. opposed to the chances a few of these books live to tell the tale this day. This anthology of prose translations covers many of the surviving poetry, revealing a practice that's impressive between early medieval literatures for its subtle exploration of the human in a mutable, finite, yet splendidly varied and meaning-filled world.

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