13. Space and Place

  1. Jacqueline Stodnick and
  2. Renée R. Trilling
  1. Andrew Scheil

Published Online: 4 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118328828.ch13

A Handbook of Anglo-Saxon Studies

A Handbook of Anglo-Saxon Studies

How to Cite

Scheil, A. (2012) Space and Place, in A Handbook of Anglo-Saxon Studies (eds J. Stodnick and R. R. Trilling), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118328828.ch13

Author Information

  1. University of Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 28 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444330199

Online ISBN: 9781118328828

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Keywords:

  • space and place, the human presence as shaped and perceived within the poem;
  • space and place, fundamental components of human experience;
  • contemporary spatial theory, for Anglo-Saxon studies in OE poem Andreas;
  • “spatial turn” across the humanities, analogous to “linguistic turn” in history;
  • space in human culture, space and power in social relationships and spatial practices;
  • space characterized by boundaries, intermittent transgression across boundaries;
  • the power of God traversing its spaces, divine into proximity with its inhabitants

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Space and Romance

  • The Spaces and Places of Andreas: The Middle World

  • The Spaces and Places of Andreas: The Lower World

  • The Spaces and Places of Andreas: The Upper World

  • Place and the Subject

  • Notes

  • References