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Beowulf / Harold Bloom, editor.

Bloom, Harold. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Brownstown PL - Brownstown 821 B481 (Text) 79361000030963 Adult Nonfiction - Literature & Poetry Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780791093016 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0791093018 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: vii, 280 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: Updated ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, 2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The structure and the unity of Beowulf / Arthur Gilchrist Brodeur -- Succession and glory in Beowulf / Richard J. Schrader -- Locating Beowulf in literary history / John D. Niles -- Grendel's glove / Seth Lerer -- Psychology and physicality: the monsters of Beowulf / Andy Orchard -- Christian and pagan elements / Edward B. Irving Jr. -- Myth and history / John D. Niles -- Theorizing irony in Beowulf: the case of Hrothgar / Scott DeGregorio -- Cycles and change in Beowulf / Phyllis R. Brown -- The fourth funeral: Beowulf's complex obsequies / Gale R. Owen-Crocker -- Launching the hero: the case of Scyld and Beowulf / Judy King.
Summary, etc.: Presents eleven critical essays that analyze the structure, myth, and history of the Old English epic poem depicting the heroic deeds of Beowulf, a member of a Germanic tribe who travels to Denmark to help defeat a monster named Grendel.
Subject: Beowulf > Examinations > Study guides.
Epic poetry, English (Old) > Examinations > Study guides.
Civilization, Anglo-Saxon, in literature.
Civilization, Medieval, in literature.

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