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Poetic diction in the Old English meters of Boethius

Allan A. Metcalf

Poetic diction in the Old English meters of Boethius

by Allan A. Metcalf

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Published by Mouton in The Hague .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alfred, King of England, 849-899.,
  • Boethius, d. 524.,
  • Alfred, King of England, 849-899 -- Language.,
  • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Versification.,
  • Didactic poetry, English (Old) -- History and criticism.,
  • Philosophy, Medieval, in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 157-158.

    Other titlesMeters of Boethius
    Statementby Allan A. Metcalf.
    SeriesDe proprietatibus litterarum., 50
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1549 .M4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 168 p. ;
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5310417M
    LC Control Number72094487

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    Filled with drama and action, here is the story of the ninth-century life and times of Alfred—warrior, conqueror, lawmaker, scholar, and the only king whom England has ever called "The Great." Based on up-to-date information on ninth-century history, geography, philosophy, literature, and social life, it vividly presents exciting views of Alfred in every stage of his long career and leaves. PROEM []. King Alfred was the interpreter of this book, and turned it from book Latin into English, as it is now done. Now he set forth word by word, now sense from sense, as clearly and intelligently as he was able, in the various and manifold worldly cares that oft troubled him both in mind and in body.

    The poetic sections of Consolation are not mere interludes but deliberate transitions in tenor and signification. By offering an English text that echoes the Latin in form, Relihan is offering the student of Consolation an English text that echoes the Latin in meaning as well. It is an offer neither scholar nor student should refuse. Free Downloads Allan Metcalf Books. Showing 1 to 30 of 40 results. OK. ISBN Poetic diction in the Old English meters of Boethius. ISBN ISBN Download Poetic diction in the Old English meters of Boethius by Allan A. Metcalf.


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Overview. Details. x cm pages 16 plates DE GRUYTER MOUTON Language. Manuscripts. The Old English Consolation texts are known from three medieval manuscripts/fragments and an early modern copy.

Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Bodley (known as MS B). Produced at the end of the eleventh century or the beginning of the twelfth), translating the whole of the Consolation (prose and verse) into prose.; London, British Library, Cotton MS Otho (known as MS C).

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King Alfred’s circle of scholars boldly refashioned Boethius’ Consolation of Philosophy from Latin into Old English, bringing it to a vernacular audience for the first time. Verse prologues and epilogues associated with the court of Alfred fill out this new edition, translated from Old English by Susan Irvine and Malcolm R.

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Alfred may also have been the author of the Metres. Note on the Texts, Titles, and Organization of the Poems. This book contains modern alliterative, strong-stress poetic translations of all of the Old English (OE) poems in the six volumes of The Anglo-Saxon Poetic Records (ASPR), edited by George Philip Krapp and Elliott Van Kirk Dobbie (), plus additional OE poems identified or discovered after the publication of ASPR.

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