Three Old English Elegies

BookThree Old English Elegies

Three Old English Elegies

Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies

1988

January 1st, 1988

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Edition of 'The Wife’s Lament', 'The Husband’s Message' and 'The Ruin' with contextual introduction, notes and glossary.

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Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Cover1
Title Page4
Copyright Page5
Contents10
Preface8
List of Abbreviations12
Introduction14
The Manuscript14
The Elegiac Form15
The Wife's Lament16
The Husband's Message25
The Ruin35
Dialect44
Date47
Select Bibliography50
Supplementary Bibliography57
Note on the Edited Text59
Text60
The Wife's Lament60
The Husband's Message62
The Ruin64
Notes66
The Wife's Lament66
The Husband's Message72
The Ruin80
Glossary90