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Reordberend in Old English Poetry
Carolyn S. GonzalezAbstract: A peculiar term appears in five Old English poems. The term is “reordberend,” which translates to “speech-bearers” in modern English. The reordberend are described in Dream of the Rood, Daniel, Andreas, the Christ poems, and Elene. Speech is the defining characteristic of humanity in these poems, an intrinsic part of what it is to be human. However, objects also speak in Old Engli...
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Globalization: A Dialogue
Ottmar Ette, Ruan WeiThe issue of globalization has long been a subject that has garnered the attention of the international academic community. In June 2019, Professor Ottmar Ette and Professor Ruan Wei engaged in a discussion on this topic at Hunan Normal University.Ottmar Ette has been Chair of Romance Literature at the University of Potsdam, Brandenburg since 1995. His research and teaching focus on Alexander ...
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