John the Baptist's Prayer or The Descent into Hell from the Exeter Book

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In this critical edition of the Anglo-Saxon poem commonly known as The Descent into Hell, Rambaran-Olm provides a substantial introduction, including a review of comparative studies and analogous literature, and her commentary offers a fresh interpretation of the poem, arguing the case for renaming it ‘John the Baptist’s Prayer’ to better reflect its central theme. Anglo-Saxon Studies 21.

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John the Baptist's Prayer or The Descent into Hell from the Exeter Book

John the Baptist's Prayer or The Descent into Hell from the Exeter Book

Text, Translation and Critical Study

Hardback262pp Illustrated240x160mm

9781843843665     Product Code: 505310

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In this critical edition of the Anglo-Saxon poem commonly known as The Descent into Hell, Rambaran-Olm provides a substantial introduction, including a review of comparative studies and analogous literature, and her commentary offers a fresh interpretation of the poem, arguing the case for renaming it ‘John the Baptist’s Prayer’ to better reflect its central theme. Anglo-Saxon Studies 21.

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