Franciplegius : Medieval and Linguistic Studies in Honor of Francis Peabody Magoun, Jr.. in dustjacket


BESSINGER, Jess B., Jr. and Robert P. CREED, (eds.). Franciplegius : Medieval and Linguistic Studies in Honor of Francis Peabody Magoun, Jr. (New York) : New York University Press, 1965. Pp 314, frontispiece. 8vo, grey cloth.

Francis Peabody Magoun, Jr. MC (b. January 6, 1895, New York – d. June 5, 1979, Cambridge, Massachusetts).

Dedicatory poem: A translation of Aleuin's "Debate of Spring with Winter," by W. Alfred.--
Remarks on the origin of speech, by B. Collinder.--
Scandinavian runes in continental manuscripts, by R. Derolez.--
Some earliest Anglo-Saxon cult symbols, by C.L. Wrenn.--
The Hwicce, by A.H. Smith.--
The South Germanic oral tradition, by R.L. Kellogg.--
How free was the Anglo-Saxon scop? by F.G. Cassidy.--
Beowulf and Odysseus, by A.B. Lord.--
Ibn Fadlān's Account of the Rūs, with some commentary and some allusions to Beowulf, by H.M. Smyser.--
Some Beowulf readings, by K. Malone.--
The "Thryth-Offa digression" in Beowulf, by N.E. Eliason.--
Anglo-Saxon heroic attitudes, by G.N. Garmonsway.--
Wuland Eadwacer: A noninterpretation, by A. Renoir.--
Dramatic voice in The wanderer and The seafarer, by J.C. Pope.
Old English riddle no. 20: Heoruswealwe, by L.K. Shook.--
Problems in the dating of Deor and its allusions, by F. Norman.--
Wulfstan at York, by D. Whitelock.--
The strange history of Caradoc of Vannes, by R.S. Loomis.--
Welsh chwarddaf, chwerthin, and gwen, by E.P. Hamp.--
Havelok and Anlaf Cuaran, by C.W. Dunn.--
Chaucer's Manciple's tale, lines 311-13, by T.F. Mustanoja.--
The subjects of Chaucer's poetry, by H.R. Patch.--
The study of English medieval drama, by A. Brown.--
A collection of proverbs in BM additional MS. 37075, by B.J. Whiting.--
Some linguistic reflections of a Wycliflite, by A. McIntosh.--
Dialectal traits in Sir Thomas Wyatt's poetry, by H. Kokeritz.--
Hic jacet Lincoln, rex quondam rexque futurus, by F.L. Utley.

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Title: Franciplegius : Medieval and Linguistic Studies in Honor of Francis Peabody Magoun, Jr.. in dustjacket

Author Name: BESSINGER, Jess B., Jr CREED, Robert P., ed. MAGOUN, Francis Peabody Jr.

Categories: 41,

Publisher: New York University Press, 1965,: 1965

Seller ID: 40317

Keywords: LITERATURE LINGUISTICS POETRY MEDIEVAL FRANCE FRENCH POETS VERSE SCHOLARLY FESTSCHRIFT LITERARY CRITICISM,