The origins of Beowulf : from Vergil to Wiglaf /
'The Origins of Beowulf' suggests that the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf was composed in the winter of 826-7 as a requiem for King Beornwulf of Mercia on behalf of Wiglaf, the ealdorman who succeeded him. This study combines detective work with literary analysis to form a case that no future in...
|Published:||Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.|
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