"A very pleasant anthology which presents the most important texts from the Anglo-Saxon period in good modern English translations....The reflections are wonderful and invite every reader to plunge into the world of pre-conquest England. It is a hndy treasure which students will cherish."--A. Classen, University of Arizona
"An excellent anthology with fine translations."--Roy M. Liuzza, Tulane University
"A very impressive collection that paints a complete picture of a key part of our cultural heritage."--Bruce L. Sublett, Angelina College
"The introductions to the various chapters are well-written and informative. Overall, an excellent resource for an undergraduate course in Medieval English Literature."--Philip A. Genetti, Ph.D., Emmanuel College
A well-chosen collection of prose and poetic texts clearly translated into modern English. An admirable companion to the study of the original texts in a beginning course in Old English."--Robert Kellogg, University of Virginia
About the Author
Kevin Crossley-Holland is the winner of the Carnegie Medal.