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  • Title: The Textuality of Old English Poetry
  • Author: Carol Braun Pasternack
  • ISBN: 9780521032704
  • Page: 354
  • Format: Paperback

Free Read The Textuality of Old English Poetry - by Carol Braun Pasternack, The Textuality of Old English Poetry, Carol Braun Pasternack, The Textuality of Old English Poetry The modern reader knows Old English poetry as a discrete number of poems set up and printed in units punctuated as modern sentences and with titles inserted by modern editors Carol Braun Pasternack constructs a reading of the poetry which takes into account the format of the verse as it exists in the manuscripts In a detailed analysis which takes up issues c

The Textuality of Old English Poetry

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  1. Pasternack presents a study that I see working in the same direction as Visible Song, which she cites in support a handful of times She uses the concept of intertextuality, which she draws from Kristeva s re presentation of Bakhtin, to argue for a way of reading OE poems based on tradition rather than author as the unifying concept As such, she ably shows the foolishness inherent in many modern readings of OE poems and presents new readings that don t aim to reach toward imaginary original compo [...]


  2. Not for the faint hearted but probably essential for anyone with an interest in OE poetry.Pasternack lays out the argument for the essential difference between what we call Old English Poetry and what Anglo Saxon scribes inscribed into the manuscripts Even to call it Poetry invites a set of learnt reading responses which developed independently of whatever passed as Literature in the Anglo Saxon period Critical responses to OE literature have always been about why it doesn t work, or the flaws, [...]


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