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Megan Cavell and Jennifer Neville

studies: a partial bibliography’, postmedieval , 8 (2017), 500–31, https://doi.org/10.1057/s41280-017-0072-0 . 3 See Shu-Han Luo, ‘Tender Beginnings in the Exeter Book Riddles ’, in Childhood and Adolescence in Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture , ed. Susan Irvine and Winfried Rudolf (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018), pp. 71–94; Harriet Soper, ‘Reading the Exeter Book Riddles as Life-Writing’, RES , 68.287 (2017), 841–65.

in Riddles at work in the early medieval tradition
Anna Siebach Larsen

, ‘Manipulating Reputations: Sir Thomas More, Sir Thomas Elyot, and the Conclusion of William Roper’s Lyfe of Sir Thomas Moore, Knighte’, in Thomas F. Mayer and D.R. Woolf (eds), The Rhetorics of Life-Writing in Early Modern Europe: Forms of Biography from Cassandra Fedele to Louis XIV (Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press, 1995), pp. 133–61. 24 Regrettably, there is no room here to discuss in depth the explicit rhetorical and ‘literary’ techniques exploited by the Lives’ authors, or the effect of More’s own texts on the Lives’ structure and style. The few

in Sanctity as literature in late medieval Britain
Combinatory powers of loot in the Exeter Riddles
Denis Ferhatović

Riddles as Life-Writing’, The Review of English Studies , 68 (2017), 841–65 (pp. 859–60 on hagosteald ). 24 ‘The Unexpected Treasure of the “Implement Trope”’. 25 DiNapoli, ‘In the Kingdom of the Blind’, p. 444. 26 Williamson (ed.), The Old English Riddles , p. 193. Williamson also mentions two other solutions championed by Trautmann and Kay respectively: ‘hawk’ or ‘falcon’ and ‘double entendre “sword” and “phallus” with an emphasis upon the latter’ (ibid.). 27 I take

in Borrowed objects and the art of poetry
Nicholas Perkins

Discussions of twelfth-century Insular writing have long emphasized its engagement with questions of identity (race, nation, language, region, gender), devotion, personal loyalties and collective beliefs that were at issue in the post-Conquest period, whether that is through history and chronicle, life writing, theology, geography and travel writing, political treatises, or fictional narrative. 1 This chapter concentrates on a strikingly ambitious twelfth-century text – The

in The gift of narrative in medieval England