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By Jacqueline Stodnick, Renée Trilling

Reflecting the profound influence of severe idea at the learn of the arts, this number of unique essays examines the texts and artifacts of the Anglo-Saxon interval via key theoretical phrases similar to ‘ethnicity’ and ‘gender’.

  • Explores the interaction among severe concept and Anglo-Saxon studies
  • Theoretical framework will attract expert students in addition to these new to the field
  • Includes an afterword at the worth of the discussion among Anglo-Saxon reports and significant theory

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The spacing of the dead in Christian burial grounds is still not that well understood, but there seem to be areas that are more desirable for burial, and others that are less privileged, such as the margin of the consecrated ground. With marginal burials we need to consider whether this space is assigned because of the impairment, or because this person was poorer and therefore less able to afford a place in the privileged ground. Textual sources, which I will examine below, indicate that impairment and poverty were often linked, as they are today.

Seelman, and Michael Bury, eds, Handbook of Disability Studies (pp. 97–122). London: Sage, 2001. Amundson, Darrell. Medicine, Society and Faith in the Ancient and Medieval Disability World. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996. Avalos, Hector. Health Care and the Rise of Christianity. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1999. Bezzo, Lisa. ” In Patrizia Lendinara, Loredana Lazzari, and Maria Amalia D’Aronco, eds, Form and Content of Instruction in Anglo-Saxon England in the Light of Contemporary Manuscript Evidence (pp.

12 The fens of East Anglia are large expanses of boggy land, now drained and heavily agriculturalized. ” Other than these islands, the flat, tree-scarce and hedgeless vista presented by the fens appears endless and landmarkless. 13 See, among many other works, Orchard, Pride and Prodigies, esp. ch. 3. 14 My edition and translation. See also Treharne 74–77. collection¼bodleian&manuscript¼msjunius11 (accessed Apr. 2012); see also Muir and Kennedy, MS. Junius 11. 17 Howe reads this as prefiguring the Anglo-Saxons’ crossing of the North Sea in the fifth century to their promised land of England.

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