This is a clear and accessible account of early Germanic alliterative verse which explains how such verse was treated by the Beowulf poet. There are differences of poetic style between Beowulf and the otherwise similar verse of ancient Scandinavia and continental Europe. Such distinctions have intrigued scholars for over a century, but Russom is the first to provide a systematic explanation of Old English, Old Norse, Old Saxon and Old High German alliterative metres. Russom''s results should..
Contains four sets of exam papers from Cambridge ESOL. Student''s Books are available with or without answers. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English 3 provides the most..В корзину Подробнее
This book provides a major study of the drawings, paintings and carvings of the crucifixion from tenth- and eleventh-century England, placing these works of art within the context..Описание
The Romantic age was one of anger and its consequences: revolution and reaction, terror and war. Andrew M. Stauffer explores the changing place of anger in the literature and..Описание
Explores five learned translations generally accepted as being the work of one of the key figures in British history, Alfred the Great. Its comprehensive analysis of the texts,..Описание
Magnetic field effect on pyrene/N,N-dimethylaniline exciplex luminescence has been studied. Concept of un-relaxed (emitting at the blue end of the emission band) and relaxed..Описание