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Beowulf scholarship

an annotated bibliography, 1979-1990

by Robert J. Hasenfratz

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beowulf -- Bibliography,
  • Epic poetry, English (Old) -- History and criticism -- Bibliography,
  • Civilization, Medieval, in literature -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert J. Hasenfratz.
    SeriesGarland medieval bibliographies ;, vol. 14, Garland reference library of the humanities ;, vol. 1422
    ContributionsShort, Douglas D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ2012 .H23 1993, PR1585 .H23 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 424 p. ;
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1409071M
    ISBN 100815300840
    LC Control Number93017683

    Both scholars and poets assert the centrality of Tolkien's role in Beowulf criticism. Bruce Mitchell comments that "The Greenfield and Robinson Bibliography records seventy items on 'Literary Interpretations' of Beowulf before J.R.R. Tolkien's lecture and two-hundred-and-fifty between its publication and the end of " (). Overview. J. R. R. Tolkien's essay "Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics", initially delivered as a lecture in , is regarded as a formative work in modern Beowulf studies. In it, Tolkien speaks against critics who play down the monsters in the poem, namely Grendel, Grendel's mother, and the dragon, in favour of using Beowulf solely as a source for Anglo-Saxon history.

    This book contains an overview of the current state of scholarship on Beowulf, looking back over the history of the field and suggesting new directions for future research. More than 1, books, articles, recordings and websites are surveyed and a nuanced sense is offered of the great variety of views that have been expressed on this greatest.   To order Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary for £16 with free UK p&p call Guardian book service on or go to Topics JRR Tolkien.

    The Tower of Beowulf by Godwin, Parke and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Beowulf, First Edition - AbeBooks Passion for books. Leading Beowulf scholar Howell D. Chickering, Jr.’s, fresh and lively translation, featuring the Old English on facing pages, allows the reader to encounter Beowulf as poetry. This edition incorporates recent scholarship and provides historical and literary context for .


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Beowulf scholarship by Robert J. Hasenfratz Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book contains Tolkien's scholarship, comments and literary output inspired by Beowulf, one of the oldest and longest surviving poems in Old readers know and venerate him as the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings (LOTR)/5.

A huge collection of essays, lectures, reviews and book extracts from the early period of Beowulf scholarship. The collection covers the years to Tolkien's Beowulf lecture of Includes works by Wanley, Grundtvig, Thorkelín, The Grimm Brothers, Panzer, Heusler, Olrik and many many more/5.

Tolkien's essay as most beowulf scholars now was delivered as "the monsters and the critics" the version that references Chambers book is the earlier versions published as Beowulf and the Critics edited by Michael Drout.

Currently out of print and he is preparing a second edition at the moment.5/5(1). Beowulf scholarship by Robert J. Hasenfratz,Garland Pub.

edition, in EnglishAuthor: Robert J. Hasenfratz, Douglas D. Short. Beowulf scholarship by Robert J. Hasenfratz; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Beowulf, Bibliography, Civilization, Medieval, in literature, Epic poetry. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

Beowulf scholarship: an annotated bibliography, in SearchWorks catalog Skip to search Skip to main content. The most important essay in the history of Beowulf scholarship, J.R.R. Tolkien's ("Beowulf. The Monsters and the Critics") has, rightly, been much studied and discussed. But scholars of both Beowulf and Tolkien have to this point been unaware that Tolkien's essay was a redaction of a much longer and more substantial work, Beowulf and the Critics, which Tolkien rote in the 's and probably 4/5(1).

The Transmission of Beowulf: Language, Culture, and Scribal Behavior (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, ) Now available in hardcover "This is a truly paradigm-shifting book.

Leonard Beowulf scholarship book swims against the tide of much recent Beowulf scholarship, but his case is supported by such a compelling weight of evidence that it is difficult to see how it could be seriously challenged.".

But, Ms. Flieger said, whether Tolkien’s rendering will prove a significant work of translation “in the world of ‘Beowulf’ scholarship” remains to be seen. From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the SparkNotes Beowulf Study Guide has everything you need to ace quizzes, tests, and essays.

Discover librarian-selected research resources on Beowulf from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Home» Browse» Literature» Poetry» Poems» Beowulf. Beowulf Beowulf: Selected full-text books and articles.

Beowulf (/ ˈ b eɪ ə w ʊ l f /; Old English: Bēowulf [ɫf]) is an Old English epic poem consisting of 3, alliterative is one of the most important works of Old English date of composition is a matter of contention among scholars; the only certain dating pertains to the manuscript, which was produced between and Beowulf is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics.

New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars. Moreover, Chickering's book works on two levels: For the general reader who simply wants to enjoy a translation of "Beowulf" as literature, and for the academic (or inquisitive) reader who'd like to kiss the original 1,year-old text hello (or not -- old sheepskin tastes terrible).Reviews: Tom Shippey provides both a contextual introduction and a guide to the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century scholarship which generated these Beowulf commentaries.

The book is a vital document for the study of one of the major texts of 'the Northern renaissance', in which completely unknown poems and even languages were brought to the attention. Beowulf scholarship: an annotated bibliography. New York: Garland Pub.

MLA Citation. Short, Douglas D. Beowulf scholarship: an annotated bibliography / Douglas D. Short Garland Pub New York Australian/Harvard Citation. Short, Douglas D. Beowulf scholarship: an annotated bibliography / Douglas D. Short Garland Pub New York. Beowulf is one of the finest works of vernacular literature from the European Middle Ages and as such is a fitting title to head the Old English family of texts published in the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library.

But this volume offers something unique. For the first time in the history of Beowulf scholarship, the poem appears alongside the other four texts from its sole surviving manuscript.

This book suggests that the Old English poem Beowulf was composed between the reigns of Kings Beornwulf () and Wiglaf ( and ) of Mercia, in the winter ofin the monastery of Breedon on the Hill in NW Leicestershire, by Abbot Eanmund (ruled xc). The premise seems clear enough in the Beowulf–Wiglaf sequence in the last fifth of Beowulf.

Such is the interest of Tolkien's scholarship on Beowulf, both to his fans and to academics, that his much longer draft of the paper has already been published. In. Frederick Klaeber's Beowulf has long been the standard edition for study by students and advanced scholars alike.

Its wide-ranging coverage of scholarship, its comprehensive philological aids, and its exceptionally thorough notes and glossary have ensured its continued use in spite of the fact that the book has remained largely unaltered since.

Beowulf Essay Topics for Students and Examples. Beowulf Essay Topics: Every year, some medieval history and literature students fall in love with “Beowulf”.This story captures their imaginations. And they love to attempt to draw Grendel.

From the words quoted above with respect to the collation, it will be seen that Conybeare in no way regarded his book as a contribution to Beowulf scholarship. As professor at Oxford, he attempted a literary presentation of the most beautiful parts of the old poetry.

His extracts are, in general, nothing more than free paraphrases.Beowulf and Grendel. Beowulf is a classical epic poem which describes Beowulf’s heroic deeds and his acts towards bringing justice and peace to the Scandinavian society by eradicating Grendel.

The original manuscript (A.D.) and the modern film () reveals significant differences between the.