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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beowulf.

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    Statementedited by Lewis E. Nicholson.
    ContributionsNicholson, Lewis E.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14398576M

    Beowulf belongs metrically, stylistically, and thematically to a heroic tradition grounded in Germanic religion and is also part of the broader tradition of heroic incidents, such as Beowulf’s tearing off the monster’s arm and his descent into the mere, are familiar motifs from ethical values are manifestly the Germanic code of loyalty to . An anthology of Beowulf criticism. [Notre Dame, Ind.]: University of Notre Dame Press. MLA Citation. Nicholson, Lewis E. An anthology of Beowulf criticism University of Notre Dame Press [Notre Dame, Ind.] Australian/Harvard Citation. Nicholson, Lewis E. , An anthology of Beowulf criticism University of Notre Dame Press [Notre Dame, Ind.].

    Beowulf is the longest surviving poem in Old English, consisting of 3, extant lines of alliterative verse divided into forty-four sections. Its language is allusive and embellished and its narrative digressive and complex, but its relatively straightforward plot follows the outlines of a Broadview Brit Lit Anthology File Size: KB. Interpretations of Beowulf brings together over six decades of literary scholarship. Illustrating a variety of interpretative schools, the essays not only deal with most of the major issues of Beowulf criticism, including structure, style, genre, and theme, but also offer the sort of explanations of particular passages that are invaluable to a careful reading of a poem/5(15).

      In his revolutionary essay entitled “Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics”, Professor J.R.R. Tolkien remarked that “Beowulfiana is, while rich in many departments, specially poor in one. It is poor in criticism” (5). This comment certainly is not true of current Beowulfiana criticism anymore. It is no longer a question of approaching Beowulf as a. A review of Seamus Heaney’s Beowulf. The New York Times Book Review (Febru ): 6. A review of Seamus Heaney’s Beowulf. Nicholson, Lewis E. An Anthology of “Beowulf” Criticism.


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An anthology of Beowulf criticism. Author: Lewis E Nicholson Publisher: [Notre Dame, Ind.] University of Notre D Edition/Format: Print book: EnglishView all editions an Summary: An anthology of criticism on the early m Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the 2 more rows.

The criticism in this anthology is a bit dry. I would not recommend this book unless you want to learn all there is to know about Beowulf. Some of the articles are interesting if you are well-versed with Beowulf and its history, otherwise, you will be lost.

I think the article about the Sutton-Hoo find was the most interesting piece/5(5). The criticism in this anthology is a bit dry.

I would not recommend this book unless you want to learn all there is to know about Beowulf. Some of the articles are interesting if you are well-versed with Beowulf and its history, otherwise, you will be lost.

I think the article about the Sutton-Hoo find was the most interesting s: 5. Beowulf is a well studied poem, anthology of Beowulf criticism book even out-of-date ideas retain relevance at least to some degree.

Also, in this anthology is Tolkien's work on Beowulf, which is very much relevant today, not only for Beowulf, but for literature in general as well.4/5. An Anthology of Beowulf Criticism and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The eighteen contribution to the anthology are arranged chronologically according to the date of the criticism's first publication.

The outstanding scholars whose critical writing is presented here range from the turn-of-the-century critic F. Blackburn through the Englishman J.

Tolkien to such contemporaries as Kemp Malone, Morton Bloomfield, and R. Kaske. xii, p. ; 21 cm Includes bibliographical references The Christian coloring in the Beowulf / F.A.

Blackburn -- The heroic age, an excerpt / H. Munro Chadwick -- The ideal of kingship in Beowulf / Levin L. Schücking -- Beowulf: the monsters and the critics / J.R.R. Tolkien -- The religious principle in Beowulf / Marie Padgett Hamilton -- Beowulf / Kemp Malone -- Beowulf and Pages: An anthology of Beowulf criticism.

Lewis E. Nicholson. Books for Libraries Press, - Literary Criticism - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book.

What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. The book includes the seminal Beowulf article by J.

Tolkien, which began modern analysis of the poem. Beowulf is one of the most famous poems in old English. It is about three thousand lines long and the story revolves around three battles. In the poem, Beowulf, a. Literary Criticism Blog Artwork Video Resources Bibliography Critical Reviews Annotated Bibliography - 1) Conrad-O'Briain, Helen.

"Critical Essay on 'Beowulf'." Epics for Students. Detroit: Gale, Gale Student Resources In Context. Web. 5 Oct. In this work, the author discusses how society's views on a hero largely influenced the. An anthology of Beowulf criticism. An anthology of criticism on the early medieval masterpiece.

The contributions to this anthology are arranged chronologicall according to the date of the criticism's first publication. Lines – Lines – Lines – Lines – See a complete list of the characters in Beowulf and in-depth analyses of Beowulf, Grendel, Hrothgar, Unferth, Wiglaf, Grendel’s Mother, and The Dragon.

Grendel’s Mother. Here's where you'll find analysis about the book as a whole, from the major themes and ideas to.

Anthology of Beowulf Criticism, The by Lewis E. Nicholson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(38). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. An anthology of Beowulf criticism by Lewis E.

Nicholson,Books Pages: Beowulf (/ ˈ b eɪ ə w ʊ l f /; Old English: Bēowulf [ˈbeːowulf]) 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 Language: West Saxon dialect of Old English.

Beowulf Published as a Separate Book (Two examples are given) Beowulf: A New Verse Translation. Translated by Seamus Heaney.

Norton, Beowulf. Tranlated by Burton Raffel. New American Library, Beowulf Published in an Anthology. Beowulf. Translated by Seamus Heaney. Norton Anthology of English Literature, generalAuthor: Ted Bergfelt. Was the Beowulf-poet a Christian or was he a noble pagan whose outlook had been only slightly colored by exposure to Christian thinking.

This is but one of the fascinating topics discussed in this anthology of criticism on the early medieval masterpiece. The eighteen contribution to the anthology are arranged chronologically according to the date of the criticism's first. Buy An Anthology of "Beowulf" Criticism by Lewis E.

Nicholson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). Interpretations of Beowulf brings together over six decades of literary scholarship.

Illustrating a variety of interpretative schools, the essays not only deal with most of the major issues of Beowulf criticism, including structure, style, genre, and theme, but also offer the sort of explanations of particular passages that are invaluable to a careful reading of a poem.5/5(1).

Beowulf. Trans. Seamus Heaney. Marlowe, Christopher. "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love." Write the following publication information after the title or translator of the text, italicizing the words "The Norton Anthology of English Literature": The Norton Anthology of English Literature. 8th ed.

Eds. Stephen Greenblatt et al.Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. An anthology of Beowulf criticism by,Baxter Pub. edition, in English An anthology of Beowulf criticism ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: Beowulf (bā´əwŏŏlf), oldest English epic, probably composed in the early 8th cent.

by an Anglian bard in the vicinity of survives in only one manuscript, written by two scribes and preserved in the British Library in the collection of Sir Robert Cotton.