Anglo-Saxon literature

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Before there was Game of Thrones , there was Beowulf ...   SONG OF BATTLE AND KINGS   ...

The Cambridge Companion to Old English Literature

Ideal for students, this collection of fifteen specially commissioned essays covers all aspects of...

Beowulf: The Fight at Finnsburh
OUP Oxford (1999)

Beowulf is the longest and finest literary work to have come down to us from Anglo-Saxon times, and...

Paradise, Death and Doomsday in Anglo-Saxon Literature

A 2001 study of 'interim paradise': the temporary abode of souls after death and before Doomsday.

The Origins of Beowulf: From Vergil to Wiglaf

The Origins of Beowulf

From Vergil to Wiglaf

OUP Oxford (2007)

This fascinating study suggests that the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf was composed in the winter of...

The Grounds of English Literature
OUP Oxford (2004)

The centuries just after the Norman Conquest are the forgotten period of English Literary History....

Complete Old English: Teach Yourself

The best-selling complete course for a fun and effective way to learn Old English. This ISBN is for...

A Critical Companion to Beowulf

A complete guide to the text and context of the most famous Old English poem. "A generous,...

Honour, Exchange and Violence in Beowulf

Argues for a new reading of Beowulf in its contemporary context, where honour and violence are...

Understanding Beowulf as an Indo-European Epic: A Study in Comparative Mythology

This monograph is the first book-length comprehensive textual analysis of the Beowulf saga as an...