Beowulf: A Prose Translation: Backgrounds and Contexts, Criticism

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"Backgrounds and Contexts" provides readers with the historical, linguistic, and literary settings of Beowulf , including Robert C. Hughes on the origins of the Old English language, E. Talbot Donaldson's presentation of the major features of Old English poetry, new material on Beowulf 's tribes and genealogies, three maps, and a facsimile illustration of the manuscript. "Criticism" collects seven new and wide-ranging interpretations of Beowulf by Fred C. Robinson, Roberta Frank, John D. Niles, Michael Lapidge, Joyce Hill ...

Beowulf: A Prose Translation: Backgrounds and Contexts, Criticism 1998, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393974065

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