The Dream of the Rood (Exeter Medieval English Texts and Studies)
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Published by University of Exeter Press .
Written in English


  • Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • Poetry anthologies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Poetry

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Edition Notes

ContributionsSwanton (Editor), Michael J. Swanton (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9306073M
ISBN 100859892247
ISBN 109780859892247

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Review: The Dream Of The Rood User Review - Michael Murray - Goodreads. The only complete text of this, old English, was found amongst A/Saxon papers in a small out-of-the-way northern Italian monastery. Ok, it used to be well known, briefly. There is /5(2). The version used here is Elaine Treharne's translation in the Old and Middle English Anthology.. 1: Listen, I will tell the best of visions, what came to me in the middle of the night. The Dream of the Rood, Old English lyric, the earliest dream poem and one of the finest religious poems in the English language, once, but no longer, attributed to Caedmon or Cynewulf. In a dream the unknown poet beholds a beautiful tree—the rood, or cross, on which Christ died. The rood tells him its own story. “The Dream of the Rood” is the most widely studied Old English poem with the exception of Beowulf (first transcribed c. c.e.).As with many works of Old and Middle English, it is not.

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