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Holy Men and Holy Women: Old English Prose Saints' Lives and Their Contexts
A collection of 16 essays concentrating on the substantial body of work concerning saints' lives in Anglo-Saxon literature with special reference to Aelfric. Part one establishes some of the general contexts necessary for the study of OE (Old English) lives, including history and art history. Part two focuses more closely on OE saints' lives as suc
Paperback, 390 pages
Published October 1st 1996 by State University of New York Press
(first published January 1996)
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