Sweet's AngloSaxon Reader in Prose and... (Book published September


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Author  Henry Sweet
Publisher  Oxford University Press
Publication Date   September 4, 1975
ISBN  019811169X
Pages  420

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This popular reader--a standard since its first edition in 1876--helps students acquire a sound elementary knowledge Old English by studying of a rich variety of poetry and prose. Selections cover a wide range of dialects and genres, from an early Northumbrian form of Caedmon's Hymn and ninth-century Kentish charters to the complete texts of The Dream of the Rood and Wulfstan's Address to the English, with ample literary and historical notes.

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