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The style and structure of Wulfstan's sermons

Dien, Stephanie Jean

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Previous studies of Wulfstan's sermons, conditioned by the requirements of establishing the canon by defining "characteristic" features, have produced a distorted and restricted view of his work as a sermon writer. It is argued that his sermons are unified and consistent expositions of a theme. Their content is not negligible, and he is not significant merely as a forceful orator. In reworking his sources, he was not concerned with bringing them into accord with his "characteristic"...[Show more]

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Date published: 1974-01
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/109402

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