Theses - Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic
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(2018-10-20)The classification of late medieval literary cycles according to localised subject matter, such as the ‘Matter of France’, the ‘Matter of Britain’ and the ‘Matter of Rome’, has proven to be an enduring one in modern ...
(2018-07-20)The Íslendingasögur, written in Iceland in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, primarily describe the lives of Icelanders during the tenth and eleventh centuries. Many of these lives involve encounters with foreign ...
(Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, University of Cambridge, 2018-07-20)This thesis investigates the representation of the human life course in Old English poetry. It attends to constructions of the lifespan as a durational unit, as well as the ‘stages’ or discrete age-related experiences which ...