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Author Faulkner, Amy, 1992- author.

Title Wealth and the material world in the old English Alfredian corpus / Amy Faulkner
Published Woodbridge : Boydell Press, 2023


Description 1 online resource (x, 210 pages) : illustrations
Series Anglo-Saxon studies ; 46
Anglo-Saxon studies ; 46.
Contents Introduction: Use and enjoyment in Old English literature -- 1. Books and ladders: The speaking prefaces -- 2. The stream of wealth: The Old English Pastoral Care -- 3. True riches: The Old English Boethius -- 4. The familiar and the strange: The Old English Soliloquies -- 5. Treasure in heaven: The Prose Psalms -- Conclusion: Transformations in prose and poetry -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary Here is a new, materialistic reading of the Alfredian corpus, drawing on diverse approaches from thing theory to Augustinian principles of use and enjoyment to uncover how these works explore the material world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (JSTOR, viewed June 12, 2023)
Subject Gregory I, Pope, approximately 540-604. Regula pastoralis.
Boethius, -524. Consolatione philosophiae
Augustine, of Hippo, Saint, 354-430. Soliloquia.
Alfred, King of England, 849-899
SUBJECT Alfred, King of England, 849-899 fast
Bible. Psalms -- Translating
Bible. Psalms fast
Regula pastoralis (Gregory I, Pope) fast
Soliloquia (Augustine, of Hippo, Saint) fast
Subject English literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- History and criticism
Literature -- Translations into English -- History and criticism
Wealth in literature.
Material culture in literature.
English literature -- Old English
Literature -- Translations into English
Material culture in literature
Wealth in literature
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781800109056