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Old Testament Narratives
The Old English poems in this volume are among the first retellings of scriptural texts in a European vernacular. More than simple translations, they recast the familiar plots in daringly imaginative ways, from Satan's seductive pride (anticipating Milton), to a sympathetic yet tragic Eve, to Moses as a headstrong Germanic warrior-king, to the lyrical nature poetry in Azar ...more
Hardcover, 341 pages
Published May 23rd 2011 by Harvard University Press
(first published May 5th 2011)
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