The Wanderer: a Hypertext Edition
Edited by Kyle Dase
The Wanderer is an Anglo-Saxon poem contained in The Exeter Book. This Old English elegy tells the story of an exile who has lost everything and wanders the land deeply depressed. The exile eventually reaches epiphany when he realizes that, no matter one's earthly circumstance, all can be lost and the only true solace is found in the Kingdom of Heaven.