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Text and Picture in Anglo-Saxon England: Narrative Strategies in the Junius 11 Manuscript (Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England) Paperback – 9 Mar 2009

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  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (9 Mar. 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521093066
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521093064
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.6 x 22.8 cm
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"...a fine start toward an important goal." SPECULUM

"Karkov...proposes a new and more sophisticated understanding of the relationship of text an image..In doing so she raises the level of discourse both for Junius II and for late Anglo-Saxon illumination in general." CAA Reviews

"A solid and thorough analysis of one of the most striking pieces of Anglo-Saxon codicological art that has come down to us. It will be valuable to everone working on the relation of text and image in Anglo-Saxon England." Zeitschrift fuer Anglistik und Amerikanistik

"... the results are definitely worth considering." Albion

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A study of the relationship between text and picture in the only surviving illustrated Anglo-Saxon poetic manuscript. It locates the manuscript within the cultural contexts in which it was produced, documenting its transformation by poets, artists, scholars and editors from biblical poetry to a national historical narrative.

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