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The postmodern Beowulf : a critical casebook

Author: Eileen A Joy; Mary K Ramsey; Bruce D Gilchrist
Publisher: Morgantown : West Virginia University Press, 2006.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Postmodern Beowulf.
Morgantown : West Virginia University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)648769372
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eileen A Joy; Mary K Ramsey; Bruce D Gilchrist
ISBN: 9781933202082 1933202084
OCLC Number: 71206280
Description: lxvii, 706 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface, After everything, The Postmodern "Beowulf" / Eileen A. Joy --
Introduction, Liquid Beowulf / Eileen A. Joy and Mary K. Ramsey --
World, the text, and the critic / Edward Said --
In transit : theorizing cultural appropriation in medieval Europe / Claire Sponsler --
Beowulf and the ancestral homeland / Nicholas Howe --
Writing the unreadable Beowulf / Allen J. Frantzen --
Locating Beowulf in literary history / John D. Niles --
Ethnicity, power and the English / John Moreland --
Landscapes of conversion : Guthlac's mound and Grendel's mere as expressions of Anglo-Saxon nation-building / Alfred K. Siewers --
Beowulf and the origins of civilization / James W. Earl --
Enjoyment of violence and desire for history in Beowulf / Janet Thormann --
Ethnopsychology of in-law feud and the remaking of group identity in Beowulf : the cases of Hengest and Ingeld / John M. Hill --
Ruins of identity / Jeffrey J. Cohen --
Regardless of sex : men, women, and power in early northern Europe / Carol J. Clover --
Men and Beowulf / Clare A. Lees --
Beowulf's tears of fatherhood / Mary Dockray-Miller --
Voices from the margins : women and textual enclosure in Beowulf / Shari Horner --
What is an author? / Michel Foucault --
Textuality of Old English poetry / Carol Braun Pasternack --
Swords and signs : dynamic semeiosis in Beowulf / Gillian Overing --
Hrothgar's hilt and the reader in Beowulf / Seth Lerer --
"As I once did with Grendel" : boasting and nostalgia in Beowulf / Susan Kim --
Post-philology / Michelle R. Warren --
Afterword, Reading Beowulf with original eyes / James W. Earl.
Responsibility: edited by Eileen A. Joy, Mary K. Ramsey, with the assistance of Bruce D. Gilchrist.

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