Holy men and holy women Old English prose saints' lives and their contexts / edited by Paul E. Szarmach

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English prose literature--Old English, ca. 450-1100--History and criticism
Christian literature, English (Old)--History and criticism
Christian saints--Cult--History--Middle Ages, 600-1500
Civilization, Anglo-Saxon, in literature
Civilization, Medieval, in literature
Christian saints in literature
Christian hagiography
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, c1996
Series: SUNY series in medieval studies
LC Classification: P, PR
Table of Contents: Abbreviations and Short Titles
Foreword / Paul E. Szarmach
An Introduction to the Study of Old English Prose Hagiography: Sources and Resources / E. Gordon Whatley 3
Imago Dei: Genre, Symbolism, and Anglo-Saxon Hagiography / Thomas D. Hill 35
Saints and Companions to Saints: Anglo-Saxon Royal Women Monastics in Context / Carol Neuman de Vegvar 51
Hagiography and Politics in Early Northumbria / David Rollason 95
Aelfric's Sanctorale / Michael Lapidge 115
The Contents of the Cotton-Corpus Legendary / Peter Jackson, Michael Lapidge 131
Hermits and the Contemplative Life in Anglo-Saxon England / Mary Clayton 147
Saint Cuthbert: The Post-Conquest Appropriation of an Anglo-Saxon Cult / Barbara Abou-El-Haj 177
The Corpus of Anonymous Lives and Their Manuscript Context / D. G. Scragg 209
Appendix. The Three Anonymous Lives in Cambridge, Corpus Christi College 303 / D. G. Scragg, Elaine Treharne 231
The Dissemination of Aelfric's Lives of Saints: A Preliminary Survey / Joyce Hill 235
Experiments in Genre: The Saints' Lives in Aelfric's Catholic Homilies / M. R. Godden 261
Aelfric as Historian: His Use of Alcuin's Laudationes and Sulpicius' Dialogues in His Two Lives of Martin / Frederick M. Biggs 289
Aelfric and the Legend of the Seven Sleepers / Hugh Magennis 317
Discourse and Hypersignification in Two of Aelfric's Saints' Lives / Ruth Waterhouse 333
St. Euphrosyne: Holy Transvestite / Paul E. Szarmach 353
Index of Manuscripts 367
Index of Saints 371
Subject Index 377
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 95001192 (OCoLC)32012724
Additional Authors: Szarmach, Paul E
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Notes: Invalid LCCN: 95001192
ISBN: 0585076073 (electronic bk.) :$74.50
ISBN: 0791427153 (acid-free)
ISBN: 0791427161 (pbk. : acid-free)
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: xvii, 390 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 44957318
ISBN/ISSN: 0585076073

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