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Beowulf, the oldest English epic;

Author: Charles W Kennedy
Publisher: New York, London [etc.] Oxford University Press, 1940.
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Beowulf.
New York, London [etc.] Oxford University Press, 1940
(OCoLC)560669004
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles W Kennedy
ISBN: 0195009290 9780195009293
OCLC Number: 2613949
Description: lxv, 121 p. front. (facsim.) 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Manuscript --
Narative --
Scandinavian and Icelandic analougues --
Historical backgrounds --
Sigemund lay --
Finnsburg lay --
Christian influence --
Influence of classical epic --
Spirit of the poem --
Translation: Danish court and the raids of Grendel --
Coming of Beowulf --
Beowulf's welcome at Hrothgar's court --
Unfereth taunts Beowulf --
Beowulf slays Grendel --
Joy of the Danes and the lay of Finnsburg --
Troll-wife avenges Grendel --
Beowulf slays the troll-wilfe --
Beowulf returns to Herorot --
Parting of Beowulf and Hrothgar --
Beowulf returns to Geatland --
Fire-dragon and the treasure --
Beowulf and Wiglaf slay the dragon --
Beowulf's death --
Messenger foretells the doom of the Geats --
Beowulf's funeral --
Bibliography --
Glossary of proper names.
Responsibility: translated into alliterative verse with a critical introduction by Charles W. Kennedy ...

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