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Beowulf : with the Finnesburg fragment

Author: C L Wrenn; W F Bolton
Publisher: Exeter : University of Exeter Press, 1996.
Series: Exeter medieval English texts and studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Along with textual conservatism, concise presentation, and concentration on the needs of literary students, this title includes the Old English text of 'Beowulf' and the 'Finnesburg Fragment'. It  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beowulf. English (Old English) (Wrenn and Bolton).
Beowulf.
Exeter : University of Exeter Press, 1996
(OCoLC)605111368
Named Person: Beowulf, King of the Geats; Grendel, (Monster); Beowulf, King of the Geats.; Grendel, (Monster)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C L Wrenn; W F Bolton
ISBN: 0859895181 9780859895187
OCLC Number: 37161609
Language Note: Old English text; notes and commentary in modern English.
Description: 303 pages : 1 genealogical table ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction. The manuscript ; The title ; The text ; Date and place of origin ; Narrative content ; Verse-technique ; Structure and theme --
Select bibliography --
List of abbreviations --
Beowulf --
The Finnesburg fragment --
Glossary to "Beowulf" --
Select glossary to "The Finnesburg fragment" --
Glossary of proper names.
Series Title: Exeter medieval English texts and studies.
Other Titles: Finnesburg fragment.
Beowulf.
Beowulf ; with the Finnesburg fragment
Fight at Finnsburg (Anglo-Saxon poem).
Responsibility: edited by C.L. Wrenn and W.F. Bolton.

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Few comprehensive discussions of the poem can equal Professor Wrenn's introduction, in which the numerous complicated but necessary matters are explained in a brilliantly clear and readable fashion.

 
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