Joinings (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
272
Utgivningsdatum
2016-04-13
Förlag
University of Toronto Press
Dimensioner
234 x 165 x 19 mm
Vikt
535 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781442637399
Joinings (inbunden)

Joinings

Compound Words in Old English Literature

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The first comprehensive study of the use of compound words in Old English poetry, homilies, and philosophy, Joinings explores the effect of compounds on style, pace, clarity, and genre in Anglo-Saxon vernacular literature. Jonathan Davis-Secord demonstrates how compounds affect the pacing of passages in Beowulf, creating slow-motion narrative at moments of significant violence; how their structural complexity gives rhetorical emphasis to phrases in the homilies of Wulfstan; and how they help to mix quotidian and elevated diction in Cynewulf's Juliana and the Old English translations of Boethius. His work demonstrates that compound words were the epitome of Anglo-Saxon vernacular verbal art, combining grammar, style, and culture in a manner unlike any other feature of Old English.
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'This book offers new ways of thinking about how compounds are used and it will inform future study. It is a welcome addition to the field.' -- Paul Cavill The Review of English Studies October 2016

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Jonathan Davis-Secord is an assistant professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of New Mexico.

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1. Introduction: Connecting Grammar, Style, and Culture 2. Compounds as Translation Tools 3. Compound Interest 4. Compound Discourses in the Old English Boethius and Juliana 5. Controlling Pace in Prose: Wulfstan's Old English Homilies 6. Controlling Pace in Poetry: Beowulf 7. Conclusion: Ubi Est Aelfric?