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Anglo-Saxon literature

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  • Beowulfby Anonymus; Burton Raffel; Burton Raffel; Roberta Frank

    Penguin Publishing Group 1999; US$ 4.95

    Beowulf is the earliest extant poem in a modern European language reflecting a feudal, newly Christian world of heroes and monsters, blood and victory, life and death. Its beauty, power, and artistry have kept it alive for more than thirteen centuries. more...

  • Literarische Männlichkeiten und Emotionenby Toni Tholen; Jennifer Clare

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 33.47

    Hauptbeschreibung Dass Männer zu allen Zeiten nicht nur Verstand, sondern auch Gefühle haben, ist an sich betrachtet eine schlichte Tatsache. Der die kulturelle Moderne dominierende bürgerliche Geschlechterdiskurs, wie er sich im 19. Jahrhundert formiert hat, behindert jedoch bis heute eine selbstverständliche Auseinandersetzung mit den Formen und... more...

  • Medieval English:Literature and Languageby Fritz Kemmler; Iryna Riekert

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 23.70

    Hauptbeschreibung The fifth edition of this innovative approach to English Medieval Studies offers an expanded corpus of Old and Middle English texts. The selection from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle now includes entries recording Viking raids during the second half of the ninth century. Readers and students interested in Middle English lyrics will find... more...

  • 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$ 140.00

    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...

  • Das unerhörte Wortby Martha B. Helfer; Christophe Fricker

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 20.86

    Den in Struktur und Form nachweisbaren Antisemitismus von Texten wie Schillers "Die Sendung Moses", Achim v. Arnims "Isabella von Ägypten", Annette von Droste-Hülshoffs "Judenbuche" hat die Germanistik zumeist ausgeblendet. Martha B. Helfer legt in diesen und weiteren ausgewählten Werken des 18. und 19. Jahrhunderts eine... more...

  • Galatea's Emancipation: The Transformation of the Pygmalion Myth in Anglo-Saxon Literature since the 20th Centuryby Stefanie Eck

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 23.70

    The Pygmalion myth, most famously told by Ovid in his Metamorphoses, has always fascinated artists. This fascination, due to the erotic potential of the story, resulted in an abundance of patriarchal re-narrations from the Middle Ages to the late 19th century. With the turn of the 20th century, however, the Pygmalion stories gradually changed under... more...

  • The Dating of Beowulfby Leonard Neidorf

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

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

  • Scyld and Scefby Alexander M. Bruce

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

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

  • A Critical Companion to 'Beowulf' by Andy Orchard

    Boydell & Brewer 2004; US$ 80.00

    This book contains an overview of the current state of scholarship on Beowulf, looking back over the history of the field and suggesting new directions for future research. More than 1,000 books, articles, recordings and websites are surveyed and a nuanced sense is offered of the great variety of views that have been expressed on this greatest of all... more...