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[E-book]: Ieditor Joyce Tally Lionarons. A multifaceted collection examining the issues facing the textual transmission of Anglo-Saxon writings. Eight established scholars consider the ideas of textual identity, authorship and translation, and editorial standards and obligations. This work also features a scholarly exchange of ideas and photographs of the original Anglo-Saxon manuscripts, making this essential reading for anyone interested in the history of Old English literature. 

MHRA Style Guide 3rd ed.

See School of English Information for First Years 2018-19 Pages 10-15 for further guidance.

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Introduction: English at UCC Library

This guide lists and describes resources for English at UCC Library. The tabs at the top of the page will help you find
books &e-books
journals & databases
useful web resources


OneSearch searches across a lot of the Library print AND electronic resources at the same time, including:

  • Library Catalogue
  • Journals
  • Databases
  • Books, eBooks
  • Newspaper articles
  • Theses
  • Open Access resources

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Special Collections in UCC Library

Important collections of rare & older material. Collections with useful material for English Studies:






- Book history & design:& Friedlander Collection, Cuala, Dolmen and Three Candles Presses

- Frank O’Connor: his personal collection and a reference collection of his published works.  Related material includes Nancy McCarthy’s collection

- Anglo-Irish Literature and Culture: Daniel Corkery, Gerald Goldberg and Nancy McCarthy

- 16th - 19th century: Older Printed Books

For further information on English holdings in Special Collections see here 

See also the Special Collections Guide

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