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By Jacqueline Stodnick, Renée Trilling

ISBN-10: 1444330195

ISBN-13: 9781444330199

Reflecting the profound effect of serious conception at the learn of the arts, this choice of unique essays examines the texts and artifacts of the Anglo-Saxon interval via key theoretical phrases akin to ‘ethnicity’ and ‘gender’.

  • Explores the interaction among severe thought and Anglo-Saxon studies
  • Theoretical framework will entice professional 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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5 See also Sppl. Homily 11,“Sermo ad Populus in Octavis Pentecostes,” where Ælfric writes that those who have an injury or impairment “ænigre awyrdnysse, oððe wanhale” will be all cured in heaven (Pope 1: 432). References Primary sources Bede. Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum, ed. and trans. Bertram Colgrave and R. A. B. Mynors. Oxford: Clarendon, 1969. Bethurum, Dorothy, ed. The Homilies of Wulfstan. Oxford: Clarendon, 1957. Clemoes, Peter, ed. Ælfric’s Catholic Homilies: The First Series.

University of Toronto. utoronto. ca/ (accessed July 15, 2010). Drinkall, Gail and Michael A. Foreman. The Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Castledyke South, Barton-on-Humber. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1998. Goetz, Hans-Werner. , Homo Debilis: Behinderte – Kranke – Versehrte in der Gesellschaft des Mittelalters (pp. 21–55). Korb: Didymos, 2009. Hadley, Dawn. ” In J. L. Buckberry and A. K. Cherryson, eds, Burial in Later Anglo-Saxon England, c. 650–1100 AD (pp. 103–115). Oxford: Oxbow, 2010. Lee, Christina.

Instead, scholars like Tom Shakespeare and Michael Oliver point out that dependency on care is disabling in itself (Shakespeare 135). However, the need for care is a pivotal aspect of Anglo-Saxon depictions of the impaired. If the dependency on care is disabling, we should point out the instances in which the impaired provide a “service” for the able-bodied, as was the case with Romula, discussed earlier. The body, however, is not static. While some markers, such as gender, are permanent, periods of illness would have transported all members of society into the category of not being able to care for themselves.

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