This course is discontinued

Syllabus/achievement requirements

Texts

Norman Davis, Sweet's Anglo-Saxon Primer

  • (i) Grammatikk, ss. 1-61
  • (ii) Tekster: Nr. I, IV, V, VI, VII B

Peter Hunter Blair, An introduction to Anglo-Saxon England

  • (i) Kap. 2 'Britain and the Vikings'
  • (ii) Kap. 6 'Letters'

O.D. Macrae-Gibson, Learning 'Old English'. (Kassetter og hefter, i tilknytning til Sweet's Primer). Fås kjøpt av faglærer.

Compendium 'ENG2154 Old English, introduction'

  • Benskin, Michael. ‘Conventional signs’. Unpublished. (1 p).
  • Mitchell, Bruce. ‘List of Prepositions’, A Guide to Old English. 1968. Oxford: Blackwell. (pp.116-117).
  • Benskin, Michael. ‘Contracted verbs in Old English’. Unpublished. (2 pp).
  • Benskin, Michael. ‘An Introduction to Anglo-Saxon England’. Unpublished. (1 p).
  • Benskin, Michael. ‘From the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle’. Translation of Old English text from N. Davis (ed.). Sweet’s Anglo-Saxon Primer. 9th edn. repr. 1970. Oxford: Clarendon. (1 p).
  • Benskin, Michael. ‘Beowulf: the funeral of Scyld’. Translation of Old English text from Fr. Klaeber (ed.). Beowulf and the Fight at Finnsbury. 3rd edn. 1950. Boston MA: Heath. (1 p).
  • Onions, C. T. (ed). ‘Cynewulf and Cyneheard’. Sweet’s Anglo-Saxon Reader. 14th edn., repr. of 1965. Oxford: Clarendon Press. (2 pp).
  • Garmonsway, G. N. (ed. & trans.) The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. Everyman Edition, repr. of 1965. London: Dent. (1 p).
  • Benskin, Michael. ‘From The Wanderer’. Translation of Old English text from Onions, C. T. (ed). Sweet’s Anglo-Saxon Reader. 14th edn., repr. of 1965. Oxford: Clarendon Press. (1 p).
  • Quirk, R. & C.L. Wrenn. An Old English Grammar. 1955 (repr. 1965). London: Methuen. (pp. 104-119).
  • Benskin, Michael. ‘The literary structure of Ælfric’s Life of King Edmund’. In McDonald A.A. & L. Houwen. (ed.) Loyal Letters. 1994. Groningen. (pp. 1-28).

Secondary reading

Bruce Mitchell: A Guide to Old English,

Randolph Quirk and C. L. Wrenn: An Old English Grammar,

F. M. Stenton: Anglo-Saxon England,

Bruce Mitchell: An Invitation to Old English and Anglo-Saxon England,

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