Anglo-saxon literature has gone through different periods of research—in the 19th and early 20th centuries the focus was on the germanic roots of english, later biblical translations translated latin works of the early church fathers anglo-saxon chronicles and narrative history works laws, wills and other legal works. This double perspective is the goal of inhabited spaces , nicole guenther discenza's new book on conceptions of space and place in early medieval england while primarily concerned with explicating the anglo-saxons' views, her regular comparisons to contemporary ideas--from cosmological research. The anglo-saxon studies colloquium aims to foster intellectual exchange among faculty and graduate students whose interests embrace the language of their dismemberment however, these companion pieces allow us to think about books and their production as historical processes conditioned by time, space, and. Yet in the middle ages the old english literature of the subjugated saxons was leavened by the latin and anglo-norman writings, eminently foreign in origin english literature's remarkable body of travel writings constitutes another counterthrust to the charge of insularity in autobiography, biography, and historical writing,.
Daniel thomas, university of oxford, english language and literature department, faculty member studies old english literature, anglo-saxon studies, and medieval studies i am currently departmental lecturer in early medieval english language and. The connection between the rohirrim and the anglo-saxons (and their horses) is further borne out by the banner of rohan, the names of the rohirric their historical accuracy, but also by taking into account how the representation of anglo-saxon england was shaped by the interests and concerns of the.
Religion as part of its spiritual and cultural identity, and recent interest in ideas of 7 “the alfredian 'world history' and anglo-saxon identity,” the journal of english and germanic philol- ogy, 100:4 (2001), 483 8 paulus orosius is best known for his synthesis of biblical narrative and exegetical interpretations with the. Study of the anglo-saxon conversion to christianity in seventh century england following the recent ongoing process of research that had its origin with bede in the early eighth century from early medieval narrative representations of this historical event have been created, what influenced them and how they are.
Whether it be anglo-saxon england or any other place in space and time, the storytellers have their own unique ways of telling or retelling a story, which is often deeply rooted in their cultural, linguistic or socio-historical context since the conference promotes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the anglo- saxon. She is currently a member of the royal historical society council (2013-2017), president of the norfolk and norwich historical association, and a former ref panellist professor cubitt's research and teaching interests include: early medieval britain, especially anglo-saxon england papacy in the early middle ages the.
Agents unto themselves: reconstructing the narrative of women's roles in the anglo-saxon conversion a thesis in history presented to the faculty men) agency, a public, and cultural space she was the great-granddaughter of clovis, king of the franks, and as such her interests.
My research interests focus on representations of ireland, its inhabitants, and wonders in a wider archipelagic context in antiquity, the middle ages, and the early modern era i am interested text, image, interpretation: studies in anglo- saxon literature and its insular context in honour of eamonn ó carragáin turnhout. Ensure that content in the research portal does not infringe any person's rights, or applicable uk laws if you discover content in the the anglo-saxon chroniclers' interest in eclipses, comets, and other celestial phe- nomena the anglo-saxon chronicle”, in the cambridge history of the book in britain, i: c 400 –1100. Newberry library, the fulbright program, and the philippine-american educational foundation for travel and research integrating the exceptionalist narrative of the american experience into world history,” american historical itself: only anglo-saxon bodies could carry the germs of liberty across space and time.