The Tomb of Beowulf: And Other Essays on Old English / Edition 1

The Tomb of Beowulf: And Other Essays on Old English / Edition 1

by Fred C. Robinson
ISBN-10:
0631173285
ISBN-13:
9780631173281
Pub. Date:
09/06/1993
Publisher:
Wiley

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The Tomb of Beowulf: And Other Essays on Old English / Edition 1

Fred C. Robinson is known throughout the world for some of the most original and stimulating work on Old English literature and language published in recent times. The Tomb of Beowulf collects thirty seven of his essays and three substantial new articles. The book is informed by the author's preoccupation with meaning, context and language and their subtle interactions. Its contents are equally characterized by readability and scholarship, and by learning and wit.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631173281
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/06/1993
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.36(w) x 9.43(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Acknowledgments.

1. Literary Interpretation: Beowulf.

2. Literary Interpretation: Several Poems.

3. Textual Criticism.

4. Manuscript Contexts:.

5. Three Editions of the Old English Texts.

6. Women in Old English Literature.

7. Names in Old English Literature.

8. Linguistic Studies in Old English.

9. Old English in the Twentieth Century.

List of Essays and Notes by Fred C. Robinson not included in this volume.

List of Reviews by Fred C. Robinson.

Index.

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