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The Old English Poem <I>Judgement Day II</I> : A critical edition with editions of Bede's <I>De die iudicii</I>and the Hatton 113 Homily <I>Be domes Daege - Graham D. Caie

The Old English Poem Judgement Day II

A critical edition with editions of Bede's De die iudiciiand the Hatton 113 Homily Be domes Daege

By: Graham D. Caie (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 7th May 2000
ISBN: 9780859915700
Number Of Pages: 178

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Critical editions of the Old English poem Judgement Day II, its Latin source, Bede's poem De die iudicii, and the homily in Oxford, Bodleian, Hatton 113, which is based on the vernacular poem, are offered in this volume: Judgement Day IIis thus presented in its manuscript context, highlighting its links with the poems found there, and casting new light on its interpretation. The editions are accompanied with translations, a commentary on points of linguistic and literary interest, and a glossary. The introduction includes detailed descriptions of the manuscripts in which the works appear; the function of the poems as penitential verse; and a discussion of eschatological thought in the the early middle ages, especially with regard to Bede. There are also sections on the language, style and metre of the Old English poem, and a full literary analysis. Professor GRAHAM D. CAIE is Head of the School of English and Scottish Language and Literature at the University of Glasgow.

Part 1 Introduction: the title of the poem; the manuscript; the context of "Judgement Day II" in MS C; the poems, the "Benedictine Office" and Wulfstan; description of Oxford, Bodleian Library, Hatton 113; comparison between the poetic and prose version; Bede's "De die iudicii"; description of British Library, Cotton Domitian A.i; "Judgement Day II" as a translation of "De die iudicii"; the language of "Judgement Day II"; poetic technique, style and metre; a literary analysis. Part 2 The text and translation: "Judgement Day II"; "Be domes doege" - the Hatton homily. Part 3 Commentary. Appendix: "De die iudicii" in British Library Cotton Domitian A.i.

ISBN: 9780859915700
ISBN-10: 0859915700
Series: Anglo-Saxon Texts
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 178
Published: 7th May 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.12
Weight (kg): 0.43

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