Thursday, December 20, 2007

New WVU book

The WVU Press is proud to announce that “Cædmon’s Hymn” and Material
Culture in the World of Bede, edited by Allen J. Frantzen and John
Hines, has appeared and is available to be ordered from our website at
) or by calling 1-866-WVU-PRES. This is volume ten in our Medieval
European Studies Series.

In addition to a 13-page preface by the editors, the book contains the
following essays (plus bibliography and index):

Daniel P. O'Donnell, "Convention, Context, and Transformation: Sources,
and Parallels for Cædmon's Hymn and Story

Scott DeGregorio, "Literary Contexts: Cædmon’s Hymn as a Center of
Bede’s World"

Faith Wallis, "Cædmon's Created World and the Monastic Encyclopedia"

Allen J. Frantzen, "All Created Things: Material Contexts for Bede's
Story of Cædmon"

Christopher Loveluck, "Cædmon’s World: Secular and Monastic Lifestyles
and Estate Organization in Northern England, A.D. 650-900"

John Hines, "Bede’s World: Changes, Exchanges, and Cædmon’s"

Like other books in our Medieval European Studies series, this book is
priced at $45.00.

Cross and Culture in Anglo Saxon England: Studies in Honor of George
Hardin Brown, edited by Karen Louise Jolly, Catherine E. Karkov, and
Sarah Larratt Keefer, is in its final production phase and will be
available in the next few weeks. It may be pre-ordered now at , or to go directly to its webpage,
) This book is volume nine in the aforementioned series

--Pat Conner
--Director/Editor, West Virginia University Press.

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