Alice Jorgensen,Frances McCormack,Jonathan Wilcox's Anglo-Saxon Emotions: Reading the Heart in Old English PDF

By Alice Jorgensen,Frances McCormack,Jonathan Wilcox

study into the sentiments is starting to achieve momentum in Anglo-Saxon experiences. that allows you to combine early medieval Britain into the broader scholarly learn into the heritage of feelings (a significant topic in different fields and a key box in interdisciplinary studies), this quantity brings jointly proven students, who've already made major contributions to the learn of Anglo-Saxon psychological and emotional lifestyles, with more youthful students. the amount offers a decent concentration - on emotion (rather than mental existence extra generally), on Anglo-Saxon England and on language and literature - with contrasting methods that might open up debate. the amount considers more than a few methodologies and theoretical views, examines the interaction of emotion and textuality, explores how emotion is conveyed via gesture, interrogates feelings in spiritual devotional literature, and considers where of emotion in heroic tradition. every one bankruptcy asks questions on what's culturally targeted approximately emotion in Anglo-Saxon England and what interpretative strikes need to be made to learn emotion in outdated English texts, in addition to contemplating how principles approximately and representations of emotion could relate to lived event. Taken jointly the essays during this assortment point out the present country of the sphere and preview very important paintings to return. by means of exploring methodologies and fabrics for the learn of Anglo-Saxon feelings, rather concentrating on outdated English language and literature, it's going to either stimulate additional examine in the self-discipline and make a particular contribution to the broader interdisciplinary dialog approximately emotions.

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