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A store of common sense

gnomic theme and style in Old Icelandic and Old English wisdom poetry

by Carolyne Larrington

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Didactic poetry, English (Old) -- History and criticism,
  • Literature, Comparative -- English (Old) and Old Norse,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Old Norse and English (Old),
  • Gnomic poetry, English (Old) -- History and criticism,
  • Old Norse poetry -- History and criticism,
  • Civilization, Anglo-Saxon, in literature,
  • Civilization, Medieval, in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-238) and index.

    StatementCarolyne Larrington.
    SeriesOxford English monographs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR215 .L37 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 243 p. ;
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1709462M
    ISBN 100198119828
    LC Control Number92011139

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