A Feast of Creatures: Anglo-Saxon Riddle-Songs
Edited and translated by Craig Williamson
248 pages | 6 x 9
Paper 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-1129-0 | $19.95 | £13.00
In A Feast of Creatures, Craig Williamson combines his training as a medievalist, anthropologist, and literary critic with his talent as a translator and poet. Here he recasts nearly 100 Old English riddles of the Exeter Book into a modern verse mode that yokes the cadences of Aelfric with the sprung rhythm of Gerard Manley Hopkins.
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