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...

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Main Author: North, Richard, 1961-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Location: LC Books: (A-HG: 6th fl.) (HJ-T: 5th fl.) (TA-Z: 4th fl.)

Call Number: PR1587.K55 N67 2006
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