Eall-feala Ealde Sæge: poetic performance and “The Scop's repertoire” in Old English verse
"“The Scop’s Repertoire” evinces remarkable longevity and stability as a poetic theme. The evidence surveyed here suggests that the theme has roots in preliterate Germanic poetic tradition, and it persists down to the tenth- or eleventh-century Harleian pen trial (and, on the Continent, to the thirteenth-century Nibelungenlied)."--Page 19.
Oral Tradition, 32/1 (2018):3-26
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