Sid Bradley

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Sid (Sidney Arthur James) Bradley (born 1936)[1] is an academic, author and specialist in Anglo-Saxon literature.[2]

In his best known publication, Anglo-Saxon Poetry, Bradley has translated into modern English prose virtually the entire corpus of extant Anglo-Saxon poetry.

Bradley studied Anglo-Saxon at University College, Oxford, and since taught it at King's College London then in the University of York where he eventually became a Professor of English and Related Literature. Since 1990 he has been a research and teaching associate of the Centre for Grundtvig Studies in the Theology Faculty of the University of Aarhus, Denmark, and is currently an editor of the annual journal Grundtvig-Studier. His publications have also touched on medieval Danish historiography, Danish ballads, English medieval literature, iconography and literature in the English post-Conquest period, archaeology, 17th-century Danish and English political tracts, and English 18th-century bawdy songs.


Sid Bradley's publications include:

  • Anglo-Saxon Poetry. An anthology of Old English poems in prose translation (editor, translator).
  • The Danish Version of Mandeville's Travels in 16th-century Epitome (editor, translator)
  • Grundtvig in International Context: Studies in the Creativity of Interaction by A. M. Allchin (editor), S. A. J. Bradley (editor), N. A. Hjelm (editor), J. H. Schjørring (editor).
  • N. F. S. Grundtvig. A Life Recalled. An Anthology of Biographical Source-Texts (editor, translator).
  • Numerous articles especially on Grundtvig and Anglo-Saxon culture in the annual journal Grundtvig-Studier.


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  2. ^ Allchin, A. M.; Bradley, S. A. J.; Grundtvig-selskabet (2000). Grundtvig in international perspective: studies in the creativity of interaction. Aarhus University Press. p. 5. ISBN 978-87-7288-835-4. Retrieved 29 May 2011.