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The Resource Beowulf : a verse translation : authoritative text, contexts, criticism, edited by Daniel Donoghue ; translated by Seamus Heaney

Beowulf : a verse translation : authoritative text, contexts, criticism, edited by Daniel Donoghue ; translated by Seamus Heaney

Label
Beowulf : a verse translation : authoritative text, contexts, criticism
Title
Beowulf
Title remainder
a verse translation : authoritative text, contexts, criticism
Statement of responsibility
edited by Daniel Donoghue ; translated by Seamus Heaney
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ang
  • eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the original Anglo-Saxon
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1939-2013
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Donoghue, Daniel
  • Heaney, Seamus
Series statement
Norton critical editions
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epic poetry, English (Old)
  • Epic poetry, English (Old)
  • Scandinavia
  • Monsters
  • Dragons
  • Beowulf
  • Grendel
Label
Beowulf : a verse translation : authoritative text, contexts, criticism, edited by Daniel Donoghue ; translated by Seamus Heaney
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-256)
Contents
The text of Beowulf -- Contexts -- The Beowulf manuscript / Bruce Mitchell, Fred C. Robinson -- Cain and Abel / Genesis 4.1-16 -- Hall-feasts and the queen -- Grettir the Strong and the trollwoman -- The Frisian slaughter : episode and fragment -- "What has Ingeld to do with Christ?" / Alcuin -- History of the Franks [Hygelac's raid intro Frisia] / Gregory of Tours -- [Genealogy of the royal family of Wessex] / William of Malmesbury -- On the wars between the Swedes and the Geats -- Genealogies of the royal families in Beowulf -- The kingdoms and tribes of Beowulf -- Map : the Scandinavian setting of Beowulf -- Beowulf's name / R.D. Fulk, Joseph Harris -- Criticism -- Beowulf : the monsters and the critics / J.R.R. Tolkien -- The interlace structure of Beowulf / John Leyerle -- The structural unity of Beowulf : the problem of Grendel's mother / Jane Chance -- The Beowulf poet's sense of history / Roberta Frank -- The tomb of Beowulf / Fred C. Robinson -- The Christian language and theme of Beowulf / Thomas D. Hill -- Archaeology and Beowulf / Leslie Webster -- The philologer poet : Seamus Heaney and the translation of Beowulf / Daniel Donoghue -- Glossary of personal names
Control code
ocm47183462
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxxviii, 256 p.
Isbn
9780393975802
Lccn
2001042554
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Beowulf : a verse translation : authoritative text, contexts, criticism, edited by Daniel Donoghue ; translated by Seamus Heaney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-256)
Contents
The text of Beowulf -- Contexts -- The Beowulf manuscript / Bruce Mitchell, Fred C. Robinson -- Cain and Abel / Genesis 4.1-16 -- Hall-feasts and the queen -- Grettir the Strong and the trollwoman -- The Frisian slaughter : episode and fragment -- "What has Ingeld to do with Christ?" / Alcuin -- History of the Franks [Hygelac's raid intro Frisia] / Gregory of Tours -- [Genealogy of the royal family of Wessex] / William of Malmesbury -- On the wars between the Swedes and the Geats -- Genealogies of the royal families in Beowulf -- The kingdoms and tribes of Beowulf -- Map : the Scandinavian setting of Beowulf -- Beowulf's name / R.D. Fulk, Joseph Harris -- Criticism -- Beowulf : the monsters and the critics / J.R.R. Tolkien -- The interlace structure of Beowulf / John Leyerle -- The structural unity of Beowulf : the problem of Grendel's mother / Jane Chance -- The Beowulf poet's sense of history / Roberta Frank -- The tomb of Beowulf / Fred C. Robinson -- The Christian language and theme of Beowulf / Thomas D. Hill -- Archaeology and Beowulf / Leslie Webster -- The philologer poet : Seamus Heaney and the translation of Beowulf / Daniel Donoghue -- Glossary of personal names
Control code
ocm47183462
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxxviii, 256 p.
Isbn
9780393975802
Lccn
2001042554
Other physical details
ill.

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