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Beowulf : the Donaldson translation, backgrounds and sources, criticism / edited by Joseph F. Tuso.

Contributor(s): Donaldson, E. Talbot (Ethelbert Talbot), 1910-1987 | Tuso, Joseph F.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Norton critical edition.Publisher: New York : Norton, [1975]Edition: 1st ed.Description: xvi, 205 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0393044130; 9780393044133.Uniform titles: Beowulf. English (Donaldson) Subject(s): Beowulf | Beowulf, King of the Geats -- Poetry | Epic poetry, English (Old) -- History and criticism | Monsters in literature | Dragons in literature | Epic poetry, English (Old) -- Translations into English | Scandinavia -- Poetry | Monsters -- Poetry | Dragons -- Poetry | Heroes -- Poetry | Grendel (Legendary character) -- PoetryDDC classification: 829/.3 LOC classification: PR1583 | .D6 1975Other classification: 18.05
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-fomulaic 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.
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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Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-193) and index.

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-fomulaic 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.

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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