Works of General Interest

1. Periodicals

Anglo-Saxon England. Ed. P.A.M. Clemoes et al. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1972-  . Scholarly articles on all subjects. An index is published every five years.

Old English Newsletter. Various publishers. 1967-  . News from the world of Anglo-Saxon scholarship; an excellent annual bibliography; annual review of scholarship.

2. Books

* Campbell, James, et al. The Anglo-Saxons. 1982; rpt. London: Penguin, 1991. A broad historical/cultural account, with many stunning illustrations.

* Godden, Malcolm, and Michael Lapidge, eds. The Cambridge Companion to Old English Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1991. Useful essays on several aspects of Anglo-Saxon England.

Hunter Blair, Peter. An Introduction to Anglo-Saxon England. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1977.

Mitchell, Bruce. An Invitation to Old English and Anglo-Saxon England. Oxford: Blackwell, 1995. An introduction to the period, plus an account of the language for those who don't want to get in too deep.

Owen, Gale R. Rites and Religions of the Anglo-Saxons. Newton Abbot, Devon: David & Charles, 1981. Not as sober as one might like, but not bad.

Pollington, Stephen. The Warrior's Way: England in the Viking Age. London: Blandford P, 1989. Richly illustrated account of late Anglo-Saxon England, centered on the Battle of Maldon.

Wilson, David Raoul. Anglo-Saxon Paganism. London: Routledge, 1992. A sober attempt to sift out what we can actually know about Anglo-Saxon paganism.

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