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Wrenn, C. L. (Charles Leslie) 1895-1969

Overview
Works: 102 works in 746 publications in 10 languages and 9,726 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  History  Epic poetry  Fiction  Juvenile works  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Biography  Self-instruction  Adventure stories, American 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Other, Author of introduction, Adapter, Contributor
Classifications: PR1580, 829.3
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Most widely held works about C. L Wrenn
 
Most widely held works by C. L Wrenn
Beowulf ; with the Finnesburg fragment by C. L Wrenn( Book )

100 editions published between 1952 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Old English grammar by Randolph Quirk( Book )

146 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once again available in paperback, Quirk and Wrenn's Old English Grammar is a convenient reference tool to complement readings in Old English. Appropriate for basic or advanced study of Old English language and literature, this brief modern grammar covers orthography, pronunciation, inflection, syntax, word formation, and phonology. The authors provide a clear overview of Late West Saxon, with notes that open up the complexities of the language for those who wish to pursue them. The supplemental bibliography added to this edition by Susan Deskis reflects the most relevant recent contributions to the study of Old English. -- Back cover
A study of Old English literature by C. L Wrenn( Book )

48 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in English and Italian and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf; an introduction to the study of the poem with a discussion of the stories of Offa and Finn by R. W Chambers( Book )

31 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great summary of Beowulf scholarship by R.W. Chambers
The English language by C. L Wrenn( Book )

100 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf and the Finnesburg fragment : a translation into modern English prose by Beowulf( Book )

58 editions published between 1911 and 1980 in English and Catalan and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features an introduction and a commentary that incorporates the scholarship on "Beowulf" that has appeared since 1950. This work includes detailed bibliographic guidance to discussion of textual cruces, as well as to modern and contemporary critical concerns. It also addresses aids to pronunciation and advances in the study of the poem's language
English and medieval studies, presented to J.R.R. Tolkien on the occasion of his seventieth birthday by Norman Davis( Book )

20 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and German and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Word and symbol: studies in English language by C. L Wrenn( Book )

19 editions published between 1966 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetry of Caedmon by C. L Wrenn( Book )

20 editions published between 1946 and 1978 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English studies today; papers read at the International Conference of University Professors of English, held in Magdalen College, Oxford, August 1950 by International Conference of University Professors of English( Book )

18 editions published between 1950 and 1951 in 3 languages and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The idea of comparative literature by C. L Wrenn( Book )

12 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf : an introduction to the studies of the poem with a discussion of the stories of Offa and Finn by R. W Chambers( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anglo-Saxon poetry and the amateur archaeologist by C. L Wrenn( Book )

9 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W.B. Yeats, a literary study by C. L Wrenn( Book )

9 editions published between 1919 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hosts of the air : the story of a quest in the Great War by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )

2 editions published in 1915 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hearts atour : a novel by Edith Chetwood Thompson( Book )

3 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the freedom of the seas by Ralph Henry Barbour( Book )

5 editions published between 1918 and 1919 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Noah's Christmas party by Leona Dalrymple( Book )

4 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Alster case by Rufus Hamilton Gillmore( Book )

4 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I spy by Natalie Sumner Lincoln( Book )

4 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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An Old English grammar
Alternative Names
Charles Leslie Wrenn britischer Philologe und Professor für Angelsächsische Sprachwissenschaften

Charles Leslie Wrenn Brits taalkundige (-)

Charles Leslie Wrenn Brits taalkundige (1895-1969)

Charles Leslie Wrenn English linguist

Wrenn, C.L.

Wrenn, C. L. 1895-

Wrenn, C. L. 1895-1969

Wrenn, C. L. (Charles Leslie)

Wrenn, C. L. (Charles Leslie), 1895-

Wrenn, Charles L.

Wrenn, Charles L. 1895-1969

Wrenn, Charles Leslie 1895-1969

Wrenn Duthie, Charles Leslie 1895-1969

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An Old English grammarBeowulf; an introduction to the study of the poem with a discussion of the stories of Offa and Finn