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Crossley-Holland, Kevin, The Anglo-Saxon World, Wood-bridge, Suffolk: Boydell Press, 1982.

Six hundred years of Anglo-Saxon history and culture have been anthologized in this convenient volume. Poetry (both epic and lyric), history, sermons, and other prose works are masterfully anthologized in this rich volume. For comparison's sake, students can even read a different translation of "The Seafarer".

Lee, Alvin A., The Guest-Hall of Eden: Four Essays on the Design of Old English Poetry, New Haven:Yale University Press, 1972, pp. 125-70.

Although Lee's four essays together constitute a thorough examination of form and meaning in Old English verse, the essay on these particular pages really illuminates the lyric elegiac tradition within the body of Old English poetry. It is excellent reading for those who want to go beyond an elementary understanding of the poetry of that time.

Pound, Ezra, " 'The Seafarer': From the Anglo-Saxon," Pesonae, New York: New Directions, 1950, pp...

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