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Wessex and Old English poetry, with special consideration of The ruin

Cecilia A. Hotchner

Wessex and Old English poetry, with special consideration of The ruin

by Cecilia A. Hotchner

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Published by R. West in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wessex (England),
  • England,
  • Wessex.
    • Subjects:
    • Exeter book.,
    • English poetry -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- History and criticism.,
    • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Dialects -- England -- Wessex.,
    • Anglo-Saxons -- England -- Wessex.,
    • Wessex (England) -- Intellectual life -- To 1500.,
    • Wessex (England) -- Languages.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Cecilia A. Hotchner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR203 .H6 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 146 p. ;
      Number of Pages146
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4547449M
      ISBN 100849211298
      LC Control Number77015571
      OCLC/WorldCa3345455

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Get this from a library. Wessex and Old English poetry, with special consideration of The ruin. [Cecilia A Hotchner]. Thomas Hardy claimed that his first love had always been poetry, but it was not until the age of 58 that this first collection, written over a period of 30 years, was published.

Thomas Hardy claimed that his first love had always been poetry, but it was not until the age of 58 that this first collection, /5. "The Ruin" is an elegy in Old English, written by an unknown author probably in the 8th or 9th century, and published in the 10th century in the Exeter Book, a large collection of poems and riddles.

The poem evokes the former glory of a ruined Roman city by juxtaposing the grand, lively past state with the decaying present. Wessex Poems and Other Verses book.

Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. So adorable. The Wessex poems are to me a bit like tiny, mini Hardy novels.

flag 17 likes Like see review. Russ rated it liked it. Thomas Hardy, OM, was an English author of the naturalist movement, although in several /5. Wessex Poems and Other Verses (often referred to simply as Wessex Poems) is a collection of fifty-one poems set against the bleak and forbidding Dorset landscape by English writer Thomas was first published in by New York: Harper, ISBNand contained a number of illustrations by the author himself.

Wessex Poems & Other Verses Thomas Hardy Hardy’s verse is spare, unadorned, and unromantic, and its pervasive theme is man’s futile struggle against cosmic forces.

Like many of his novels, these 51 poems are set against the bleak and forbidding Dorset landscape, whose physical harshness echoes that of an indifferent, if not malevolent, universe. Old English literature, or Anglo-Saxon literature, encompasses literature written in Old English, in Anglo-Saxon England from the 7th century to the decades after the Norman Conquest of "Cædmon's Hymn", composed in the 7th century, according to Bede, is often considered as the oldest surviving poem in written in the midth century represents some of the latest post.

When Alfred was a young boy, his mother encouraged him to read and memorise a book of Old English poetry. At the age of 40, Alfred asked a Welsh bishop called Asser to teach him to read and write. Perfected was nausea inducing, mind-boggling and disturbing.

Although the topic of this book is touchy, I felt the book was really light and didn't focus on the things it should have. Nor did it really get a huge reaction out of me, overall. That's a lie, I was disturbed.

I have to say though, this did not feel like a /5. When Alfred was a young boy, his mother encouraged him to read and memorise a book of Old English poetry. At the age of 40, Alfred asked a. "Deor" (or "The Lament of Deor") is an Old English poem found in the lateth-century collection the Exeter Book.

The poem consists of the lament of the scop Deor, who lends his name to the poem, which was given no formal title; modern scholars do not actually believe Deor to be the author of this poem. In the poem, Deor's lord has replaced him.

v PREFACE TO WESSEX POEMS. Of the miscellaneous collection of verse that follows, only four pieces have been published, though many were written long ago, and other partly written. In some few cases the verses were turned into prose and printed as such, it having been unanticipated at that time that they might see the light.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project by: 8. Addeddate Boxid OL Identifier wessex_poems__librivox Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Run time Year Alfred the Great (Old English: Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, 'Elf-counsel' or 'Wise-elf'; between and – 26 October ) was King of Wessex from to c. and King of the Anglo-Saxons from c.

to He was the youngest son of King Æthelwulf of : –, Wantage, Berkshire. Wessex Poems and Other Verses [Thomas Hardy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Wessex Poems and Other Verses/5(9). The poems in Wessex Poems, the first of many volumes of poetry that Hardy was to publish, included some poems written as early as the ’s, as well as poems written specifically for the book. Wessex Poems was Hardy's first collection of poetry, published after he had turned away from novel writing, disillusioned by the savage reception Jude the Obscure had received.

Its publication marked the start of an extraordinary new phase in Hardy's writing career: for the rest of his long life, he would write only poetry/5(11).

Craig Williamson is Alfred H. and Peggi Bloom Professor of English Literature at Swarthmore College. He is author of A Feast of Creatures and Beowulf and Other Old English Poems, both available from the University of Pennsylvania Press.

Tom Shippey is Professor Emeritus of English at Saint Louis University/5(11). The Ballad of the White Horse is one of the last great epic poems in the English language. On the one hand it describes King Alfred's battle against the Danes in On the other hand it is a timeless allegory about the ongoing battle between Christianity and the forces of nihilistic heathenism/5.

Thomas Hardy was part of the English naturalist movement. He wrote short stories, novels, and poetry. Poems in this collection include The Temporary The All, Amabel, Hap, "In Vision I Roamed", At a Bridal, Postponement, A Confession to a Friend in Trouble, Neutral Tones, She, Her Initials, Her Dilemma, Revulsion, She, To Him, Ditty, The Sergeant's Song, Valenciennes, San Sebastian, The Cited by: 8.

Old English Poetry and Translation (part one) One of the books we read in the British Modernism class I was TA for last fall was A Passage to India, by E.M. Forster. I'd studied it before, in the last modern British Literature class I took, back in my sophomore year of college.More information on Old English It refers to the language as it was used in the long period of time from the coming of Germanic invaders and settlers to Britain—in the period following the collapse of Roman Britain in the early fifth century—up to the Norman Conquest ofand beyond into the first century of Norman rule in England.