Beowulf : the Donaldson translation, backgrounds and sources, criticism (Book, 1975) [WorldCat.org]
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Beowulf : the Donaldson translation, backgrounds and sources, criticism

Author: E Talbot Donaldson; Joseph F Tuso
Publisher: New York : Norton, [1975]
Series: Norton critical edition; Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Presents an annotated text of the saga of the hero Beowulf, slayer of the monster Grendel, and includes backgrounds and sources, as well as critical commentary.
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Genre/Form: poetry
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Epic poetry
Literary criticism
Poetry
Translations
Poésie épique
Poésie
Critiques littéraires
Translations into English
Named Person: Beowulf, King of the Geats; Grendel, (Monster); Beowulf, King of the Geats.; Grendel, (Monster)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E Talbot Donaldson; Joseph F Tuso
ISBN: 0393044130 9780393044133 9780393092257 0393092259
OCLC Number: 1952946
Description: xvi, 205 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The text of Beowulf / translated by E. Talbot Donaldson --
The origins of Old English to 800 A.D. / Robert C. Hughes --
Nature and quality of Old English poetry / Stanley B. Greenfield --
[Old English prosody and Caedmon's hymn] / E. Talbot Donaldson --
[Manuscript-Sources-Audience] / E.G. Stanley --
[Time and Milieu of Beowulf's composition] / Dorothy Whitelock --
[The Old English Scop and Widsith] / Kemp Malon --
Genesis of the poem / Fr. Klaeber --
[A Scandinavian parallel-the Grettis saga / R.W. Chambers --
[The Finn episode and its parallel] / Stanley B. Greenfield --
[The Danish-Heatho-Bard feud] / Fr. Klaeber --
[The historicity of Beowulf] / C.L. Wrenn --
[Royal halls-The Sutton Hoo ship burial] / Ralph Arnold --
[Overview of] the poem / E. Talbot Donaldson --
The Christian coloring / Fr. Klaeber --
Beowulf : The monsters and the critics / J.R.R. Tolkien --
The structure of Beowulf / Kenneth Sisam --
[The governing theme of Beowulf] / R.E. Kaske --
[Beowulf's spiritual vulnerability] / Margaret E. Goldsmith --
Symbolic metaphor and design of Beowulf / Alvin A. Lee --
The interlace structure of Beowulf / John Leyerle --
Oral-formulaic theory / Frederic G. Cassidy and Richard N. Ringler --
The Beowulf poet / Paull F. Baum --
[The Geats and the Swedes] / E.V.K. Dobbie --
The feud : Ravenswood / Edward B. Irving, Jr. --
[Beowulf-a personal elegy] / Frederick R. Rebsamen.
Series Title: Norton critical edition; Norton critical edition.
Other Titles: Beowulf.
Responsibility: edited by Joseph F. Tuso.

Abstract:

Presents an annotated text of the saga of the hero Beowulf, slayer of the monster Grendel, and includes backgrounds and sources, as well as critical commentary.

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