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A Saxon state : Anglo-Saxonism and the English nation, 1703-1805
(University of St Andrews, 2013-11-30) - Thesis,
For the past century, medievalism studies generally and Anglo-Saxonism studies in particular have largely dismissed the eighteenth century as a dark period in English interest in the Anglo-Saxons. Recent scholarship has ...
A deeper "Well of English undefyled" : the role and influence of Anglo-Saxon in nineteenth- and twentieth-century poetry : with particular reference to Hopkins, Pound and Auden
(University of St Andrews, 2002) - Thesis,
This thesis challenges the assumption that Chaucer is the father of the living English poetic tradition. Nobody would deny that poetry existed in a form of English before the fourteenth century, but it is commonly assumed ...
Knight or Wight in Keats's 'La Bella Dame'?: An Ancient Ditty Reconsidered
(2005) - Journal article,
This article re-examines the various processes of textual transmission for Keats's 'La Belle Dame sans Merci', which have resulted in two 'competing' texts of the poem. It argues that a medieval model of textual production ...
"One can emend a mutilated text": Auden's The Orators and the Old English Exeter Book
(2002) - Journal article,
This article argues that Book I of Auden's 1931 work 'The Orators' does not merely allude to poems in the Old English Exeter Book as source material, but that it participates in a medievalist model of textual production. ...
"One a Bird Bore Off": Anglo-Saxon and the elegiac in The Cantos'
(2001) - Journal article,
This article provides an explanation and context for Pound's quotation from the Old English poem 'The Wanderer' at the start of 'Canto 27' and discusses the previously unacknowledged stylistic and rhythmical debts to Old ...
Recycling Anglo-Saxon poetry : Richard Wilbur's 'Junk' and a self study
(Boydell & Brewer, 2012-12-20) - Book item,
While crowding memories came : Edwin Morgan, Old English and nostalgia
(2012) - Journal article,
"No word for it" : Postcolonial Anglo-Saxon in John Haynes' Letter to Patience
(2010) - Journal article,
This article examines a number of allusions to Old English, especially to the poem The Wanderer, in John Haynes’s award winning poem Letter to Patience (2006). A broad historical contextualisation of the use of Anglo-Saxon ...
An English lecturer, a palliative care practitioner, and an absent poet have a confabulation
(2014-07-09) - Journal article,
The possibilities for developing the poet Douglas Dunn’s archive (which includes the drafts and manuscripts for his collection Elegies, dealing with the terminal illness and death of the poet’s wife from cancer) for ...
Excavating the borders of literary Anglo-Saxonism in nineteenth-century Britain and Australia
(2013-12) - Journal article,
Comparing nineteenth-century British and Australian Anglo-Saxonist literature enables a "decentered" exploration of Anglo-Saxonism's intersections with national, imperial, and colonial discourses, challenging assumption ...