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Ron Johnston

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780197264584

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197264584.001.0001

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The Alfredian Project and its Aftermath: Rethinking the Literary History of the Ninth and Tenth Centuries

The Alfredian Project and its Aftermath: Rethinking the Literary History of the Ninth and Tenth Centuries

Sir Israel Gollancz Memorial Lecture

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(p.92) (p.93) The Alfredian Project and its Aftermath: Rethinking the Literary History of the Ninth and Tenth Centuries
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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 162, 2008 Lectures
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MALCOLM GODDEN

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British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197264584.003.0005

This lecture presents the text of the speech about the Alfredian project and its aftermath delivered by the author at the 2008 Sir Israel Gollancz Memorial Lecture held at the British Academy. It explains the details of King Alfred's programme of mass education and to deliver near-universal literacy in English, and evaluates the impact of Pastoral Care on English literature.

Keywords:   King Alfred, mass education, English literacy, Pastoral Care, English literature, British Academy

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