Title: A Beowulf Handbook (French Modernist Library...
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publication Date: 1997
Book Condition: New
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Unread. No markings in book. Binding is tight. DJ with minor shelf wear to edges. From the DJ flap: This handbook supplies a wealth of insights into all major aspects of this wondrous poem and its scholarly tradition. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000006647
Synopsis: The most revered work composed in Old English, Beowulf is one of the landmarks of European literature. This handbook supplies a wealth of insights into all major aspects of this wondrous poem and its scholarly tradition. Each chapter provides a history of the scholarly interest in a particular topic, a synthesis of present knowledge and opinion, and an analysis of scholarly work that remains to be done. Written to accommodate the needs of a broad audience, A Beowulf Handbook will be of value to nonspecialists who wish simply to read and enjoy Beowulf and to scholars at work on their own research. In its clear and comprehensive treatment of the poem and its scholarship, this book will prove an indispensable guide to readers and specialists for many years to come.
About the Author: Robert E. Bjork is a professor of English at Arizona State University. He is the author of The Old English Verse Saints? Lives: A Study in Direct Discourse and the Iconography of Style. John D. Niles is a professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Beowulf: The Poem and Its Tradition.
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