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A Handbook of Anglo-Saxon Studies

Edited by: Jacqueline Stodnick and Renée R. Trilling
eISBN: 9781444330199
Print publication date: 2012

Subject Culture » Cultural/Critical Theory

DOI: 10.1111/b.9781444330199.2012.x

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A Handbook of Anglo-Saxon Studies

This collection of new and original essays explores the relationship between contemporary critical theory and the study of Anglo-Saxon England. Core terminology familiar from critical theory, such as “ethnicity”, “gender”, and “agency”, provides a thematic structure in which fresh and revealing perspectives on Anglo-Saxon England come to light. Each essay takes one of these terms as its starting point, offering a brief overview of the term and its use in Anglo-Saxon studies before deploying it as a critical matrix for its own investigation of the Anglo-Saxon period. The collection also explores the question of what contribution Anglo-Saxonists can make to critical theory, and provides new directions for the future of the field.

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Stodnick, Jacqueline and Renée R. Trilling (eds). A Handbook of Anglo-Saxon Studies. Blackwell Publishing, 2012. Blackwell Reference Online. 18 July 2018 <http://www.blackwellreference.com/public/book.html?id=g9781444330199_9781444330199>

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