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INDEX The Advent Lyrics (also “Christ I”), 3; ahreddan in, 78, 80; antiphons associated with, 132–35, 150, 179n5, 189n2, 191nn23,24; cuman in, 138, 140–45, 154; eala in, 128, 138–40, 191n27; eschatology and, 180n11; exile theme and, 79 (see also Exile theme); light and dark imagery in, 139, 145–48; lord-retainer theme and, 74–82 (see also Lord-retainer theme); nu in, 138, 142–45; oral-connected idioms in, 72–73, 180n12, 189n7; petitions in, 78–79, 191n30; poet-patron theme and, 96, 104–7 (see also Poet-patron theme); ritual idioms in, 128–34, 136–54; role of time, 75–77, 91, 144; typology, 76, 137–38, 180n11 Advent season, 132–34, 190n14; Lent and, 133. See also Antiphons of Advent, Christmas , and the Octave of Christmas Ælfric’s Catholic Homilies, 122 Aesthetics of nostalgia, 10–11 Aesthetics of the familiar (also “aesthetics of familiarity”), 31–32, 36–37, 39, 59, 167n39, 172n10, 172–73n11 Agency, 168–69n57. See also Poet Aldhelm, 134 Allegory, 23, 49, 73–74, 155; The Phoenix and, 83, 88–89, 91; the tower, 1–3 “Alms-Giving,” 96, 108–10, 185n32 Altay oral poetry, 51, 52, 55 Amodio, Mark. See Metonymy (“metonymic referentiality”); Oral performance Andreas, 61–65, 121–22, 167n46, 176n9 Anselm of Canterbury, 193n4 Antiphonaries, 140–41, 192n33 Antiphons (early medieval performance of), 134–35, 139–40, 190n16; invocationamplification -petition structure, 139–40; Magnificat and, 134–35 Antiphons of Advent, Christmas, and Octave of Christmas, 106, 190nn12,13; associated with The Advent Lyrics, 76, 128, 132–35, 150, 179n5, 189n2, 191nn23,24; Monastic Os (also “Additional Os”), 132–33, 152–53; O Antiphons (also “Great Os”), 132–33, 140–41, 151; veni phrase in, 140–45, 151–54 Apocalypse. See Day of Judgment Apostalic relationship, 62, 63–64 Armagh Cross, 115 Armor, 177n13 Ascension topos, 123–24, 125 Assertive. See Vow Aurality, 20–22 Avaritia generalis, 41–42, 173–74n18 Azarius, 44 Baroque style, 163n11. See also Virtue of ornament The Battle of Maldon, 55–58, 69, 177nn12,13 Beasts of battle theme, 44, 72, 95–96, 176n9, 179n3 Begging poem, 93–94, 182n1 218 · Index Benedictional, 110 Benjamin, Walter. See Constellation Beowulf, 4, 5, 35, 78, 172n8; collocations of grædige and gifre, 42–44; devouring-thedead typescene, 44–49; inverted arming scene, 88; representations of scop, 94–95, 105, 108, 182–83n4, 183n5; sea voyage typescene, 116–18, 121, 122, 123, 187n13 Body (decomposition of), 35, 40, 44–49, 87–88 Cædmon’s Hymn, 185n31 Carmen de ave phoenice, 83–84, 87 Chalice, 170n69 Charms (Old English), 166nn29,33 Christ I. See The Advent Lyrics Christ III, 44 Christ and Satan, 40–41 Christian communities, 82, 169n60 Christ’s Advents (birth, annual commemoration , and second coming), 76, 128, 137 Christus miles, 82, 181n18 Coal, 170n70 Collocations, 15, 43; word and hord, 15; fus and forð-, 28; grædig and gifr-, 42–44, 88 Communitas, 3, 82 Constellation: as interpretive tool, 10–11, 31 (see also Aesthetics of nostalgia); as solution to Riddle, 30 Cross, Holy, 29–31; apotropaic and sanative power, 116; vision of, 170n72. See also The Dream of the Rood Crucifixion, 122, 170n69 Day of Judgment, 76, 83, 89–90, 128, 133; purifying fire of, 83, 170n70 “The Death of Edgar,” 38 A Defence of Poetry (Percy Bysshe Shelley), 161n1 Deor, 94–95, 100–101, 183–84n16, 184n18 Devouring-the-dead theme, 40, 44–49, 156; catalogue of body parts, 45, 47; dismemberment , 85–86; metaphorical, 72–73, 82–91; motifs, 45, 47–48, 84–87 Dichotomy: Christian versus non-Christian, 1; oral versus written, 9 Diegesis, 34–35, 38, 52, 76, 79, 180n13; definition of, 171n2; in relationship to audience, 82, 101, 103 Discourse, field of and mode of, 20 Domhwæt, 185n29 The Doubting Joseph, 76 Dramatic liturgy, 192n40. See also Liturgical drama The Dream of the Rood, 3, 75; (ge)stigan, 120–23, 188nn20,21; holmwudu, 113–16, 186nn3,4; sea voyage typescene, 113–27 Drout, Michael. See Memetics Dunstan, Saint, 157, 193nn2,3 Elene, 38–39, 116–17, 119–20, 123 Elphege, Saint. See Vita et translatio Sancti Elphegi Epithets for Christ, 76–77, 120, 180n10, 188n15 Exile theme, 2–3, 53–54, 62, 79–80, 179n27, 180n12, 185n27; motifs, 53 Eucharist. See Mass Eulogy, 81–82 Experiential knowledge, 19 Fall of the Angels, 65–69 Foley, John Miles. See Immanent art theory Formulaic systems: [x] anhaga, 53; beorhte frætwe, 15; com [x], 15, 165n25; eala Earendel , 192n38...


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