By S.A.J. Bradley

Anglo-saxon poetry used to be circulated orally in a preliterate society, and collected finally into books over a few six centuries prior to the Norman Conquest ended English independence. opposed to the percentages a few of these books live on this day. This anthology of prose translations covers many of the surviving poetry, revealing a convention that is notable between early medieval literatures for its subtle exploration of the human in a mutable, finite, yet splendidly diversified and meaning-filled world.

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