Beowulf and Beyond is a collection of papers mainly on Medieval English (i.e. Old and Middle English) language, literature and culture, often using comparative and interdisciplinary approaches. It features major authors and texts such as Beowulf, Chaucer, the Wyclif Bible, Margery Kempe, and Malory, but also the poem Judgement Day II, the Épinal-Erfurt glossary (ca. 680), and the Assize of bread (1256), a legal document. The more linguistically oriented studies deal with the language of Old English and Old Norse runic inscriptions, with OE word-formation (verbs with prefixed adverbs such as oferfaran; words for people), the loss of final plosive consonants in late Middle English rhyme-words, the use of hyphens in ME, and a comparison between Medieval English and German. Some contributions are specifically concerned with teaching Medieval texts to today’s students (Beowulf, Malory). The volume is also a document of the activities of IAUPE, the International Association of University Professors of English. It contains a selection of the papers that were originally presented at the IAUPE Medieval Symposia at Munich/Germany and Vancouver/Canada.
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The Editors: Hans Sauer is professor of English Language and Medieval English Literature at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich and teaches at the Department of English and American Studies. He has edited a number of Old and Middle English texts and published on wordformation, plant names, translations of Beowulf etc. He is also a co-editor of the Lexikon des Mittelalters, Anglia, and Middle English Texts.
Renate Bauer teaches at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich at the Department of English and American Studies and is a lecturer in the field of English Language and Medieval English Literature. She has written a book on the depiction of Jews in Old and Middle English texts.
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Description du livre État : Good. Book Condition: Good. N° de réf. du libraire 97808204875194.0