By Alice Jorgensen,Frances McCormack,Jonathan Wilcox

study into the sentiments is commencing to achieve momentum in Anglo-Saxon reviews. so as to combine early medieval Britain into the broader scholarly learn into the background of feelings (a significant subject in different fields and a key box in interdisciplinary studies), this quantity brings jointly proven students, who've already made major contributions to the examine of Anglo-Saxon psychological and emotional existence, with more youthful students. the amount offers a decent concentration - on emotion (rather than mental lifestyles extra generally), on Anglo-Saxon England and on language and literature - with contrasting methods that would open up debate. the amount considers a variety of methodologies and theoretical views, examines the interaction of emotion and textuality, explores how emotion is conveyed via gesture, interrogates feelings in non secular devotional literature, and considers where of emotion in heroic tradition. each one bankruptcy asks questions about what's culturally special approximately emotion in Anglo-Saxon England and what interpretative strikes must be made to learn emotion in previous English texts, in addition to contemplating how principles approximately and representations of emotion may relate to lived adventure. Taken jointly the essays during this assortment point out the present country of the sphere and preview vital paintings to return. by way of exploring methodologies and fabrics for the examine of Anglo-Saxon feelings, relatively targeting previous English language and literature, it's going to either stimulate additional research in the self-discipline and make a particular contribution to the broader interdisciplinary dialog approximately emotions.

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Anglo-Saxon Emotions: Reading the Heart in Old English by Alice Jorgensen,Frances McCormack,Jonathan Wilcox
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