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Cynewulf

Overview
Works: 215 works in 809 publications in 9 languages and 10,715 library holdings
Genres: Legends  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  History  Folklore  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Roles: Author, Attributed name, Dubious author, Other, Lyricist
Classifications: PR1647.A3, 829.4
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Most widely held works about Cynewulf
 
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Most widely held works by Cynewulf
Elene by Cynewulf( Book )

136 editions published between 1877 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of Cynewulf by Cynewulf( Book )

18 editions published between 1910 and 1949 in English and English, Old and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elene; an old English poem by Cynewulf( Book )

28 editions published between 1889 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juliana by Cynewulf( Book )

14 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christ of Cynewulf; a poem in three parts: The advent, the ascension, and the last judgment by Cynewulf( Book )

43 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and English, Old and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juliana by Cynewulf( Book )

14 editions published between 1904 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andreas and the fates of the apostles; two Anglo-Saxon narrative poems by Cynewulf( Book )

13 editions published between 1905 and 2007 in English and English, Old and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andreas and The fates of the Apostles is often ascribed to Cynewulf
Cynewulf's Christ, an eighth century English epic by Cynewulf( Book )

12 editions published between 1892 and 2013 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cynewulfs Elene (Kreuzauffindung) : mit Einleitung, Glossar, Anmerkungen und der lateinischen Quelle by Cynewulf( Book )

42 editions published between 1905 and 1938 in 5 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tekst van een oud angelsaksisch gedicht
The Old English Physiologus: by Albert S Cook( Book )

12 editions published between 1921 and 1976 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dream of the rood : an old English poem attributed to Cynewulf by Albert S Cook( Book )

3 editions published in 1905 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Old English poems of Cynewulf by Cynewulf( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and English, Old and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Old English poems attributed to Cynewulf, who flourished some time between the eighth and tenth centuries, are unusual because most vernacular poems in this period are anonymous. Other than the name, we have no biographical details of Cynewulf, not even the most basic facts of where or when he lived. Yet the poems themselves attest to a powerfully inventive imagination, deeply learned in Christian doctrine and traditional verse-craft. Runic letters spelling out the name Cynewulf appear in four poems: Christ II (or The Ascension), Juliana, The Fates of the Apostles, and Elene. To these a fifth can be added, Guthlac B, because of similarities in style and vocabulary, but any signature (if one ever existed) has been lost because its ending lines are missing. What characterizes Cynewulf's poetry? He reveals an expert control of structure as shown from the changes he makes to his Latin sources. He has a flair for extended similes and dramatic dialogue. In Christ II, for example, the major events in Christ's life are portrayed as vigorous leaps. In Juliana the force of the saint's rhetoric utterly confounds a demon sent to torment her. - Publisher
Cynewulf's "Juliana" by Cynewulf( Book )

15 editions published between 1977 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andreas und Elene by Cynewulf( Book )

6 editions published in 1840 in 3 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elene; Judith; Athelstan, or, The fight at Brunanburh; and Byrhtnoth, or The fight at Maldon: Anglo-Saxon poems by James M Garnett( Book )

7 editions published between 1889 and 1911 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andreas: the Legend of St. Andrew( Book )

2 editions published in 1885 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Legend of St. Juliana, translated from the Latin of the Acta sanctorum and the Anglo-Saxon of Cynewulf by Juliana( Book )

3 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die altenglische dichtung 'Phœnix' by Otto Schlotterose( Book )

4 editions published in 1908 in German and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by Cynewulf( Book )

5 editions published between 1910 and 1949 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il sogno della croce; Cristo antichi poemetti anglosassoni, riveduti nel testo by Cynewulf( Book )

12 editions published between 1926 and 1983 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Cenevulfus 075.?-08..?

Coenevulfus 075?-08..?

Cynevulfus

Cynevulfus 075.?-08..?

Cynevulfus ca. 8./9. Jh.

Cynewulf Anglo Saxon poet

Cynewulf anglosaski poeta

Cynewulf christlich-religiöser Dichter

Cynewulf dichter

Cynwulf.

Cynwulf 075.?-08..?

Cynwulf f. sec. VIII/IX

Kynewulf.

Kynewulf 075.?-08..?

Kynewulf ca. 8./9. Jh.

Kynewulf f. sec. VIII/IX

Кюневульф

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The Christ of Cynewulf; a poem in three parts: The advent, the ascension, and the last judgmentAndreas and the fates of the apostles; two Anglo-Saxon narrative poemsCynewulf's "Juliana"The Cynewulf reader