"Inside Old English: Essays in Honour of Bruce Mitchell" gives readers a comprehensive insight into the world of Old English. This title consists of a series of original essays written by prominent specialists in the field in honour of the eminent Oxford scholar, Bruce Mitchell (co-author of the best-selling textbook, "A Guide to Old English, 6th Edition", Blackwell, 2001). It encourages readers to engage with the literary, cultural, intellectual, religious and historical contexts of Old English texts. It explores the problems scholars face in interpreting and editing Old English texts. It highlights the essential secondary literature for each topic. Each of the contributors writes in a straightforward and authoritative style, drawing out connections between different contexts and pointing readers towards the essential secondary literature for each topic.