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English literature : the beginnings to 1500

James Dow McCallum

English literature : the beginnings to 1500

by James Dow McCallum

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500.,
  • English literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEnglish literature, Beginnings to 1500
    Statementedited by James Dow McCallum.
    SeriesEnglish literature ; [v.1]
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 478 p. :
    Number of Pages478
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16476207M

    High, high above the North Pole, on the first day of , two professors of English Literature approached each other at a combined velocity of miles per hour. —David Lodge, Changing Places () They say when trouble comes close ranks, and so the white people did. —Jean Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea ()   This peer-reviewed World Literature I anthology includes introductory text and images before each series of readings. Sections of the text are divided by time period in three parts: the Ancient World, Middle Ages, and Renaissance, and then divided into chapters by location. World Literature I and the Compact Anthology of World Literature are similar in format and both intended for World.

    The “Ormulum”, a 19, line biblical text written by a monk called Orm from northern Lincolnshire in the late 12th Century, is an important resource in this ned at the way people were starting to mispronounce English, Orm spelled his words exactly as they were pronounced. For instance, he used double consonants to indicate a short preceding vowel (much as modern English does. Old English literature, literature written in Old English c. –c. For a description of this period in the context of the history of English literature, see English literature: The Old English period. Beowulf is the oldest surviving Germanic epic and the longest Old English poem; it was.

    Left image: Martin Waldseemüller, map of the world, Universalis cosmographia secundum Ptholomaei traditionem et Americi Vespucii alioru[m]que lustrationes, (detail: western hemisphere).Courtesy Library of Congress, Geography & Map Division. G W3 Vault. Right image: Philip Lea, map of North America, North America divided into its III principall parts, Years: c. - Subject: History, Early history ( CE to ) Publisher: HistoryWorld Online Publication Date: Current online version:


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