The Resource Transformation in Anglo-Saxon culture : Toller lectures on art, archaeology and text, edited by Charles Insley and Gale R. Owen-Crocker

Transformation in Anglo-Saxon culture : Toller lectures on art, archaeology and text, edited by Charles Insley and Gale R. Owen-Crocker

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Transformation in Anglo-Saxon culture : Toller lectures on art, archaeology and text
Title
Transformation in Anglo-Saxon culture
Title remainder
Toller lectures on art, archaeology and text
Statement of responsibility
edited by Charles Insley and Gale R. Owen-Crocker
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Editor of compilation
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The five authoritive papers presented here are the product of long careers of research into Anglo-Saxon culture. In detail the subject areas and approaches are very different, yet all are cross-disciplinary and the same texts and artefacts weave through several of them. Literary text is used to interpret both history and art; ecclesiastical-historical circumstances explain the adaptation of usage of a literary text; wealth and religious learning, combined with old and foreign artistic motifs are blended into the making of new books with multiple functions; religio-socio-economic circumstances are the background to changes in burial ritual. The common element is transformation, the Anglo-Saxon ability to rework older material for new times and the necessary adaptation to new circumstances. The papers originated as five recent Toller Memorial Lectures hosted by the Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies (MANCASS)"--Publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
942.01
Index
index present
LC call number
DA 152.2 .T73 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Insley, Charles
  • Owen-Crocker, Gale R.
  • Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Anglo-Saxons
  • Anglo-Saxons
  • Art, Anglo-Saxon
  • Anglo-Saxons
  • English literature
  • Social change
  • England
  • Great Britain
  • Anglo-Saxons
  • Anglo-Saxons
  • Anglo-Saxons
  • Art, Anglo-Saxon
  • Civilization
  • English literature
  • Social change
  • England
  • Great Britain
Label
Transformation in Anglo-Saxon culture : Toller lectures on art, archaeology and text, edited by Charles Insley and Gale R. Owen-Crocker
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Gale R. Owen-Crocker -- A new chronology and new agenda : the problematic sixth century / John Hines -- Anglo-Saxon art : tradition and transformation / Leslie Webster -- King Alfred and Weland : tradition and transformation at the court of King Alfred / Barbara Yorke -- Strategies of visual literacy in insular and Anglo-Saxon book culture / Michelle P. Brown -- The Vercelli book as a context for the Dream of the Rood / Éamonn Carragáin
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 136 pages
Isbn
9781785704970
Lccn
2016047731
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)957506372
  • (OCoLC)ocn957506372
Label
Transformation in Anglo-Saxon culture : Toller lectures on art, archaeology and text, edited by Charles Insley and Gale R. Owen-Crocker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Gale R. Owen-Crocker -- A new chronology and new agenda : the problematic sixth century / John Hines -- Anglo-Saxon art : tradition and transformation / Leslie Webster -- King Alfred and Weland : tradition and transformation at the court of King Alfred / Barbara Yorke -- Strategies of visual literacy in insular and Anglo-Saxon book culture / Michelle P. Brown -- The Vercelli book as a context for the Dream of the Rood / Éamonn Carragáin
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 136 pages
Isbn
9781785704970
Lccn
2016047731
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)957506372
  • (OCoLC)ocn957506372

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