Old English Literature in Its Manuscript Context (Medieval European Studies, Book 5)
In Old English Literature in its Manuscript Context, editorJoyce Tally Lionarons has developed a multifaceted collectionexamining the issues facing the textual transmission of Anglo-Saxonwritings. Eight established scholars consider the ideas of textualidentity, authorship and translation, and editorial standards andobligations. This work also features a scholarly exchange of ideasand photographs of the original Anglo-Saxon manuscripts, makingthis essential reading for anyone interested in the history of OldEnglish literature. The essays published in this text wereoriginally composed at an NEH summer seminar conducted by PaulSzarmach and Timothy Graham at the Parker Library of Corpus ChristiCollege, Cambridge in 1997.