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The Resource A companion to Beowulf, Ruth A. Johnston

A companion to Beowulf, Ruth A. Johnston

Label
A companion to Beowulf
Title
A companion to Beowulf
Statement of responsibility
Ruth A. Johnston
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IMD
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Johnston, Ruth A
Dewey number
829/.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
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  • Epic poetry, English (Old)
  • Scandinavia
  • Monsters in literature
  • Dragons in literature
  • Heroes in literature
Label
A companion to Beowulf, Ruth A. Johnston
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: Westport, Conn : Greenwood Press, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-218) and index
Contents
Choosing a translation -- The hero comes to Denmark -- Beowulf versus Grendel -- Beowulf versus Grendel's mother -- Beowulf versus the dragon -- Literary techniques -- Placing Beowulf on a timeline -- Language and poetry -- Religion in Beowulf -- Anglo-Saxon culture -- Modern adaptations of Beowulf -- The Beowulfian world of J.R.R. Tolkien
Control code
ocn747110407
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 227 p.
Isbn
9780983181002
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)747110407
Label
A companion to Beowulf, Ruth A. Johnston
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: Westport, Conn : Greenwood Press, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-218) and index
Contents
Choosing a translation -- The hero comes to Denmark -- Beowulf versus Grendel -- Beowulf versus Grendel's mother -- Beowulf versus the dragon -- Literary techniques -- Placing Beowulf on a timeline -- Language and poetry -- Religion in Beowulf -- Anglo-Saxon culture -- Modern adaptations of Beowulf -- The Beowulfian world of J.R.R. Tolkien
Control code
ocn747110407
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 227 p.
Isbn
9780983181002
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)747110407

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