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Cambridge Studies in Political Psychology and Public Opinion #31: Text and Picture in Anglo-Saxon England: Narrative Strategies in the Junius 11 Manuscript

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This book reveals the interrelationship of text and picture in the only surviving illustrated Anglo-Saxon poetic manuscript. It locates the manuscript within the broader cultural contexts in which it was produced and read, and documents the way in which it was transformed by poets, artists, and modern scholars and editors from a collection of biblical poetry to a national historical narrative.

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A lavishly illustrated study of the relationship between text and picture in the only surviving illustrated Anglo-Saxon poetic manuscript. It locates the manuscript within the cultural contexts in which it was produced, documenting its transformation by poets, artists, scholars and editors from biblical poetry to a national historical narrative.

Synopsis:

Studies the interrelationship of text and picture in the only surviving illustrated Anglo-Saxon poetic manuscript.

About the Author

Professor Catherine E. Karkov has taught at Miami University since 1990 and is an affiliate in both the History and Women's Studies departments. She is editor of The Archaeology of Anglo-Saxon England: Basic Readings (New York, 1999), and co-editor of numerous books on the art and archaeology of early medieval England and Ireland.

Table of Contents

List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction: problems and solutions; 2. Structure, style and design; 3. The pictorial narrative of Genesis; 4. Word, sign and reader; 5. The book and the body; 6. The historical narrative; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521800693
Author:
Karkov, Catherine E.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Keynes, Simon
Editor:
Orchard, Andy
Author:
Keynes, Simon
Author:
Orchard, Andy
Author:
Karkov, Catherine
Location:
Cambridge, U.K.
Subject:
Bible
Subject:
English poetry
Subject:
Manuscripts, English
Subject:
Christian poetry, English
Subject:
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Anglo-Saxon.
Subject:
Narration
Subject:
Caedmon manuscript
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Narration (Rhetoric) - History - To 1500
Subject:
Manuscripts, English (Old)
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Political Psychology and Public Opinion
Series Volume:
1431
Publication Date:
20011131
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
238

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"Synopsis" by , A lavishly illustrated study of the relationship between text and picture in the only surviving illustrated Anglo-Saxon poetic manuscript. It locates the manuscript within the cultural contexts in which it was produced, documenting its transformation by poets, artists, scholars and editors from biblical poetry to a national historical narrative.
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