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AbstractA recent resurgence of interest in Old Norse linguistic borrowings in Old English has greatly expanded our knowledge of the contact situation between these two speech communities in the early medieval period and beyond. However, there are a significant number of words that have been...
AbstractA special kind of a short text that is embedded in a larger text is the prayer near the beginning of St Augustine’s Soliloquia, which serves as a kind of introduction to the ensuing dialogue. The relatively independent nature of this prayer was recognized early on, and in addition to its...
AbstractElusive and fraught with textual difficulties, Riddle 95, the ‘last’ of the Old English verse riddles preserved in the tenth-century Exeter Book, has long baffled modern readers as one of a handful of thorny items in the collection that have so far defied solution. ‘Book’ is the answer...
AbstractIn the play The Dilemma of a Ghost and the short story “Something to talk about on the way to a funeral”, Ama Ata Aidoo addresses her concern for the loss of matrilineal traditions in Akan communities. Her works portray mothers-in-law who cannot exert their matrilineal role of selecting...
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