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An introduction to old english: who, where, what, when, why dr stuart d lee [email protected] old english is the language and literature of the anglo-saxons. Old english literature or anglo-saxon literature, encompasses literature written in old english, in anglo-saxon england from the 7th century to the decades after the norman conquest of 1066. Anglo saxon period an introduction the language of the anglo-saxons with leornende eald british literature unit preview 1 - anglo saxons.
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