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Guthlac

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an edition of the Old English prose life together with the poems in the Exeter Book
Abstract:

The thesis begins with an introductory chapter in which an examination is made of tha growth and spread of the Guthlac cult in England. Emphasis is placed upon the importance of the Vita sancti Guthlaci, which dominates most records of the saint. It is shown that, of the Guthlac materials of the early Anglo-Saxon period, only the earlier of the two Exeter Book poems and the concluding portion of the Vereelli Book homily are outside the Felix tradition, and that a very few popular...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of English Language and Literature
Role:
Author
Publication date:
1967
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Source identifiers:
602325215, 602325216, and 602325214
Language:
English
UUID:
uuid:1ebd450e-4434-4f45-8186-357442a26cdd
Local pid:
td:602325214
Deposit date:
2013-01-18

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