The Beowulf Reader

The Beowulf Reader

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This collection of significant studies from the past 25 years of scholarship on Beowulf has been selected to represent the various approaches that have dominated Beowulf studies, and to illustrate the evolution of Old English literary criticism.The poeta#39;s interest in matters of lineage, so obvious from the opening of the poem , is relevant too. Dt. Sisam has ... Interest was beginning in the time of Bede who knew, apparently, only the East Anglian lineage which he quotes. It is difficult toanbsp;...

Title:The Beowulf Reader
Author:Peter Stuart Baker
Publisher:Psychology Press - 1994


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