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Anglo-Saxon literature and tradition, and their next appropriations, unite the essays accumulated the following. they provide clean and interesting views on a number of concerns, from gender to faith and the afterlives of outdated English texts, from reconsiderations of missed works to reflections at the position of Anglo-Saxon within the school room. As is acceptable, they draw in particular on Hugh Magennis' personal pursuits in hagiography and problems with group and reception. Taken jointly, they supply a "state of the self-discipline" account of the current, and destiny, of Anglo-Saxon reports. the amount additionally contains contributions from the major Irish poets Ciaran Carson and Medbh McGuckian. Dr Stuart McWilliams is a Newby belief Fellow, Institute for complicated reports within the Humanities, college of Edinburgh. individuals: Ciaran Carson, Marilina Cesario, Mary Clayton, Ivan Herbison, Joyce Hill, Malcolm Godden, Chris Jones, Christina Lee, Medbh McGuckian, Stuart McWilliams, Juliet Mullins, Elisabeth Okasha, Jane Roberts, Donald Scragg, Mary Swan, John Thompson, Elaine Treharne, Robert Upchurch, Gordon Whatley, Jonathan Wilcox

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