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

By Alice Jorgensen,Frances McCormack,Jonathan Wilcox

study into the feelings is commencing to achieve momentum in Anglo-Saxon experiences. to be able to combine early medieval Britain into the broader scholarly learn into the heritage of feelings (a significant topic in different fields and a key box in interdisciplinary studies), this quantity brings jointly proven students, who've already made major contributions to the research of Anglo-Saxon psychological and emotional existence, with more youthful students. the amount offers a good 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 various 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. every one bankruptcy asks questions about what's culturally special approximately emotion in Anglo-Saxon England and what interpretative strikes need to be made to learn emotion in outdated English texts, in addition to contemplating how principles approximately and representations of emotion may possibly relate to lived event. Taken jointly the essays during this assortment point out the present kingdom of the sector and preview very important paintings to return. by way of exploring methodologies and fabrics for the examine of Anglo-Saxon feelings, really concentrating on outdated English language and literature, it is going to either stimulate additional examine in the self-discipline and make a particular contribution to the broader interdisciplinary dialog approximately emotions.

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