Philological essays; studies in Old and Middle English language and literature, in honour of Herbert Dean Meritt.

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Meritt, Herbert Dean, 1904-, Rosier, James L.
Format: Book
Published: The Hague, Mouton, 1970.
Series:Janua linguarum. Series maior ; 37.
Table of Contents:
  • Deep in the Cretan cave, by Y. Winters
  • Herbert Dean Meritt: a biographical sketch, by R. W. Ackerman
  • Bibliography of the writings of Herbert Dean Meritt, by F. C. Robinson and J. J. Quinn (p. [13]-15)--On the consonantal phonemes of Old English, by S. M. Kuhn
  • Much and many: the historical development of a modern English distributional pattern, by A. H. Marckwardt
  • Beowulf's old age, by J. C. Pope
  • Destiny and the heroic warrior in Beowulf, by G. V. Smithers
  • Death and transfiguration: Guthlac B, by J. L. Rosier
  • Verse influences in Old English prose, by A. Campbell
  • Lexicography and literary criticism: a caveat, by F. C. Robinson
  • The rhetorical lore of the Boceras in Byhrtferth's Manual, by J. J. Murphy
  • The authorship of the account of King Edgar's establishment of monasteries, by D. Whitelock
  • Six words in the Blickling Homilies, by R. L. Collins
  • Some notes on the Liber scintillarum and its Old English gloss, by R. Derolez
  • A. S. Napier, 1853-1916, by N. Ker
  • The Venus of Alanus de Insulis and the Venus of Chaucer, by D. B. Loomis
  • "The tale of Gareth" and the unity of Le morte Darthur, by R. W. Ackerman.