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  • Alfred den Store, Danmarks geografiby Ove Jørgensen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 32.00

    I denne bog foretager forfatteren en undersøgelse af de fire afsnit i kong Alfreds The Old English Orosius, hvori gammelt dansk område beskrives.Efter en forskningsoversigt imødegås de forestillinger, som flere tidligere forskere har dannet sig om, at kong Alfred ? navnlig i Skandinavien ? har anvendt en nordretning, som afviger fra den astronomiske.... more...

  • Anfang und Endeby Udo Friedrich; Andreas Hammer; Christiane Witthöft

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 119.71

    This book explores the categories of beginning and ending in their narratological, cultural, and anthropological dimensions. Individuals, collectives, and history overall are all contingent on epoch-specific causalities and finalities. Essays by literary theorists are supplemented by papers by cultural scientists and historians in order... more...

  • Scyld and Scefby Alexander M. Bruce

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Dating of Beowulfby Leonard Neidorf

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 87.50

    Examinations of the date of Beowulf have tremendous significance for Anglo-Saxon culture in general. more...

  • Family, School and Nationby Nivedita Sen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This seminal work examines the concurrence of childhood rebellion and conformity in Bengali literary texts (including adult texts), a pertinent yet unexplored area, making it a first of its kind. It is a study of the voice of child protagonists across children?s and adult literature in Bengali vis-à-vis the institutions of family, the education system,... more...

  • A Critical Companion to Beowulfby Andy Orchard

    Boydell & Brewer 2004; US$ 80.00

    A complete guide to the text and context of the most famous Old English poem. "A generous, energetic, engaging work". JOSEPHINE BLOOMFIELD, OHIO UNIVERSITY. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Old English Literatureby Malcolm Godden; Michael Lapidge

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    Ideal for students, this collection of fifteen specially commissioned essays covers all aspects of Anglo-Saxon literature from 600?1066. more...

  • The Poetics of Childhoodby Roni Natov

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 66.95

    Children's literature provides a medium through which writers re-create or approximate the sensibility of a child. But what exactly is this sensibility, and how does it find creative expression in adulthood? What language can portray the seemingly untranslatable experience of a child? The Poetics of Childhood , winner of the 2005 International Research... more...

  • Beowulfby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 54.00

    Composed about CE 1000, "Beowulf" is the longest known poem written in Old English. Considered one of the great epics, the Anglo-Saxon saga relates the heroic deeds of the warrior Beowulf, who kills the man-eating monster Grendel, and the monster's mother. Containing touches of Christian and pagan symbolism, "Beowulf" is the... more...

  • CliffsNotes Beowulfby Elaine Strong Skill

    John Wiley & Sons 1999; US$ 5.99 US$ 3.59