The Elizabethan invention of Anglo-Saxon England : Laurence Nowell, William Lambarde, and the study of Old English / Rebecca Brackmann
- Brackmann, Rebecca
- Cambridge, UK : D.S. Brewer, 2012.
- Physical Description:
- x, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Studies in Renaissance literature, 1465-6310 ; v. 30
- Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 The Anglo-Saxonists and Their Books: Print, Manuscript, and the Circulation of Scholarship -- pt. I ANGLO-SAXON TEXTS AND SIXTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLISH -- ch. 2 The Abcedarium Glossary: Sources and Methods of Nowell's Old English Lexicography -- ch. 3 Inkhorns, Orthographers, and Antiquaries: Standardized English and the Dawn of Anglo-Saxon Studies -- pt. II CHOROGRAPHIES AND THE PAST OF ENGLAND -- ch. 4 Somewhere in Time: The Abcedarium Place-Name Index -- ch. 5 Putting the Past in Place: Lambarde's Alphabetical Description and Perambulation of Kent -- ch. 6 Images and Imaginings of England -- pt. III OLD ENGLISH AND THE COMMON LAW -- ch. 7 `The Saxons, our Ancestors': Ancient Law and Old English Laws.
- Nowell, Laurence, 1530-approximately 1570—Criticism and interpretation
- Lambarde, William, 1536-1601—Criticism and interpretation
- English language—Early modern, 1500-1700
- English literature—History and criticism
- Law and literature—England—History—16th century
- Literature and society—England—History—16th century
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-238) and index.
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