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The Dream of the Rood: Bibliography

This is a “Warts and All” bibliography and has not been maintained since 1998. Many thanks to Marley Washum for her work on this list.

Aertsen, Henk and Rolf H. Bremmer, Jr., eds. Companion to Old English Poetry. Amsterdam: Vrije UP, 1994.

Anderson, Earl R. “Liturgical Influence in The Dream of the Rood.” Neophilologus 73 (1989): 293-304.

Baird, Joseph L. “Natura Plangens, the Ruthwell Cross and The Dream of the Rood.” Studies in Iconography 10 (1984): 37-51.

Boenig, Robert. “The ‘Engel Dryhtnes’ and Mimesis in The Dream of the Rood.” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 86 (1985): 442-46.

Bolton, W. F. “The Book of Job in The Dream of the Rood.” Mediaevalia 6 (1980): 87-103.

Brzezinski, Monica. “The Harrowing of Hell, the Last Judgement, and The Dream of the Rood.” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 89 (1988): 252-65.

Carruthers, Leo, ed. Heroes and Heroines in Medieval English Literature. Cambridge, Eng.: Brewer, 1994.

Cavill, Paul. “‘Engel Dryhtnes’ in The Dream of the Rood: 9b Again.” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 93 (1992): 287-92.

Chappell, Virginia A. “Reordberendra Gesyhðe and Christian Mystery: Narrative Frames in The Dream of the Rood.” Comitatus 18 (1987): 1-20.

Clemoes, Peter. “King and Creation at the Crucifixion: The Contribution of Native Tradition to The Dream of the Rood.” Heroes and Heroines in Medieval English Literature. Ed. Leo Carruthers. Cambridge, Eng.: Brewer, 1994. 31-43.

Cole, Carolyn Barry. “The Purpose and Practice of Troth in Medieval English Society and Literature.” Dissertation Abstracts International 46.5 (1984): 1274A.

Davidson, Clifford and John H. Stroupe, eds. Drama in the Middle Ages: Comparative and Critical Essays: Second Series. New York: AMS, 1990.

Doyle, Debra. “Coordination, Subordination, and Sentence Structure in Old English Poetry: An Inquiry Into Aspects of the Interplay Between Syntax and Style.” Dissertation Abstracts International 42.6 (1981): 2662A.

Finnegan, Robert Emmet. “The Gospel of Nicodemus and The Dream of the Rood, 148b-156.” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 84 (1983): 338-43.

Florey, Kenneth. “Community and Self in The Dream of the Rood.” Connecticut Review 1 (1987): 23-29.

Fountain, Stephen J. “Ashes to Ashes: Kristeva’s Jouissance, Altizer’s Apocalypse, Byatt’s Possession and The Dream of the Rood.” Literature and Theology 8.2 (1994): 193-208.

Galloway, Andrew. “Dream-Theory in The Dream of the Rood and The Wanderer.” Review of English Studies 45.180 (1994): 475-85.

Glasscoe, Marion, ed. The Medieval Mystical Tradition in England. Cambridge: Brewer, 1987.

Grant, Raymond J. S. “The Dream of the Rood, Line 63b: A Part-Time Idiom?” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 93 (1991): 289-95.

Grasso, Anthony R. “Theology and Structure in The Dream of the Rood.” Religion and Literature 23.2 (1991): 23-38.

Hall, J. R. “‘Angels . . . All the Holy Ones’: The Dream of the Rood.” ANQ 24.5-6 (1986): 65-68.

Hawkins, Emma B. “Gender, Language, and Power in The Dream of the Rood.” Women and Language 18.2 (1995): 33-36.

Hill, Thomas D. “The Cross as Symbolic Body: An Anglo-Latin Liturgical Analogue to The Dream of the Rood.” Neophilologus 77.2 (1993): 297-301.

Hinton, Rebecca. “The Dream of the Rood.” Explicator 54.2 (1996): 77-79.

Holdsworth, Carolyn. “Frames: Time Level and Variation in The Dream of the Rood.” Neophilologus 66 (1982): 622-28.

Holloway, Julia Bolton. “‘Crosses and Boxes’: Latin and Vernacular.” Equally in God‘s Image: Women in the Middle Ages. Ed. Julia Bolton Holloway, Constance Wright, and Joan Bechtold. New York: Peter Lang, 1990. 58-87.

———. “The Dream of the Rood and Liturgical Drama.” Comparative Drama 18 (1984): 19-37.

———. “The Dream of the Rood and the Liturgical Drama.” Drama in the Middle Ages: Comparative and Critical Essays: Second Series. Ed. Clifford Davidson and John H. Stroupe. New York: AMS, 1990. 24-42.

Holloway, Julia Bolton, Constance Wright, and Joan Bechtold, eds. Equally in God‘s Image: Women in the Middle Ages. New York: Peter Lang, 1990.

Horgan, Dorothy M. “The Dream of the Rood and a Homily for Palm Sunday.” Notes & Queries 29.5 (1982) 388-391.

Irvine, Martin. “Anglo-Saxon Literary Theory Exemplified in Old English Poems: Interpreting the Cross in The Dream of the Rood and Elene.” Style 20.2 (1986): 157-81.

Irving, Edward B., Jr. “Crucifixion Witnesses; Or, Dramatic Interaction in The Dream of the Rood (Essays in Honour of Stanley B. Greenfield).” Modes of Interpretation in Old English Literature. Ed. Phyllis Rugg Brown, Georgia Ronan Crampton, and Fred C. Robinson. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1986. 101-13.

Jennings, Margaret. “Rood and Ruthwell: The Power of Paradox.” English Language Notes 31.3 (1994): 6-12.

Johnson, David F. “Old English Religious Poetry: Christ and Satan and The Dream of the Rood.” Companion to Old English Poetry. Ed. Henk Aertsen and Rolf H. Bremmer, Jr. Amsterdam: Vrije UP, 1994. 159-87.

Jones, John Mark. “The Metaphor That Will Not Perish: The Dream of the Rood and the New Hermeneutic.” Christianity and Literature 38.2 (1989): 63-72.

Kahlas-Tarkka, Leena, ed. Neophilologica Fennica: Société Néophilologischer Verein 100 Jahre/ Modern Language Society 100 Years. Helsinki: Soc. Néphilol., 1987.

Kilpiö, Matti. “Hrabanus’ De Laudibus Sanctae Crucis and The Dream of the Rood.” Neophilologica Fennica: Société Néophilologique 100 ans/Neuphilologischer Verein 100 Jahre/Modern Language Society 100 Years. Ed. Leena Kahlas-Tarkka. Helsinki: Soc. Néophilol., 1987. 177-91.

Klinck, Anne L. “Christ as Soldier and Servant in The Dream of the Rood.” Florilegium 4 (1982): 109-16.

Kuhn, Sherman H. Studies in the Language and Poetics of Anglo-Saxon England. Ann Arbor: Karoma, 1984.

Lagorio, Valerie M., ed. Mysticism: Medieval and Modern. Salzburg: Univ. Salzburg, 1986.

Le Saux, Françoise. “Didacticism in The Dream of the Rood.” Etudes de Lettres 2-3 (1987): 167-77.

Magennis, Hugh. “Beowulf, 1008a: Swefeþ Æfter Symle.” Notes & Queries 29.5 (1982): 391-92.

McEntire, Sandra. “The Devotional Context of the Cross before A.S. [sic] 1000.” Sources of Anglo-Saxon Culture. Ed. Paul E. Szarmach. Kalamazoo: Western Michigan University, Medieval Institute, 1986. 345-56.

Ó’Carrigáin, Éamonn. “Crucifixion as Annunciation: The Relation of The Dream of the Rood to the Liturgy Reconsidered.” English Studies 63 (1982): 487-505.

———. “How Did the Vercelli Collector Interpret The Dream of the Rood?” Occasional Papers in Linguistics and Language Learning 8 (1981): 487-505.

———. “Vidi Aquam: The Liturgical Background to The Dream of the Rood 20a: ‘Swaetan on þa Swiðran Healfe.’” Notes & Queries 30.1 (1983): 8-15.

Pasternack, Carol Braun. “Stylistic Disjunctions in The Dream of the Rood.” Anglo-Saxon England 13 (1984): 167-186.

Pigg, Daniel F. “The Dream of the Rood in Its Discursive Context: Apocalypticism as Determinant of Form and Treatment.” English Language Notes 29.4 (1992): 13-22.

Rugg Brown, Phyllis, Georgia Ronan Crampton, and Fred C. Robinson, eds. Modes of Interpretation in Old English Literature. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1986.

Samuels, Peggy. “The Audience Written into the Script of The Dream of the Rood.” Modern Language Quarterly 49.4 (1988): 311-20.

Savage, Anne. “Mystical and Evangelical in The Dream of the Rood: The Private and the Public.” Mysticism: Medieval and Modern. Ed. Valerie M. Lagorio. Salzburg: Univ. Salzburg, 1986. 4-11.

Savage, Anne. “The Place of Old English Poetry in the English Meditative Tradition (Exeter Symposium IV, Papers Read at Dartington Hall, July 1987).” The Medieval Mystical Tradition in England. Ed. Marion Glasscoe. Cambridge, Eng.: Brewer, 1987. 91-110.

Szarmach, Paul E., ed. Sources of Anglo-Saxon Culture. Kalamazoo: Western Michigan University, Medieval Institute, 1986.

Wilcox, Jonathan. “New Solutions to Old English Riddles: Riddles 17 and 53.” Philological Quarterly 69 (1990): 393-408.