Anglo-Saxon literature and tradition, and their next appropriations, unite the essays accrued the following. they give clean and intriguing views on various matters, from gender to faith and the afterlives of outdated English texts, from reconsiderations of overlooked works to reflections at the position of Anglo-Saxon within the lecture room. As is acceptable, they draw specifically 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 experiences. the amount additionally comprises contributions from the major Irish poets Ciaran Carson and Medbh McGuckian. Dr Stuart McWilliams is a Newby belief Fellow, Institute for complicated stories within the Humanities, college of Edinburgh. participants: 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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