Klaeber's Beowulf and the fight at Finnsburg (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Klaeber's Beowulf and the fight at Finnsburg Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Klaeber's Beowulf and the fight at Finnsburg

Author: Robert E Bjork; R D Fulk; Fr Klaeber; John D Niles
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2008
Series: Toronto Old English series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
"Frederick Klaeber's Beowulf has long been the standard edition for study by students and advanced scholars alike. Its wide-ranging coverage of scholarship, its comprehensive philological aids, and its exceptionally thorough notes and glossary have ensured its continued use in spite of the fact that the book has remained largely unaltered since 1936. The fourth edition has been prepared with the aim of updating the  Read more...

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Klaeber's Beowulf and the fight at Finnsburg.
Toronto [Ont.] ; Buffalo [N.Y.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2008
Named Person: Beowulf, King of the Geats; Grendel, (Monster); Grendel, (Monster); Beowulf, King of the Geats.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Bjork; R D Fulk; Fr Klaeber; John D Niles
ISBN: 9781442688445 1442688440
OCLC Number: 635459565
Language Note: Includes texts of Beowulf and The fight at Finnsburg in Old English.
Notes: "Based on the third edition with first and second supplements of Beowulf and the Fight at Finnsburg, edited by Fr. Klaeber."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of Best Edition Award awarded by International Society of Anglo-Saxonists 2009
Description: 1 online resource (497 pages) : portrait
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Beowulf: Introduction. Text, with apparatus of variants. Commentary --
The fight at Finnsburg: Introduction. Plate of Hickes's edition. Text, with apparatus of variants. Commentary --
Appendices: A., Parallels (analogues and illustrative passages). B., Index of references to early Germanic culture. Textual criticism. The texts of Waldere and the Old High German Hildebrandslied --
Series Title: Toronto Old English series.
Other Titles: Beowulf.
Klaeber's Beowulf
Beowulf and the fight at Finnsburg
Fight at Finnsburg
Responsibility: edited, with introduction, commentary, appendices, glossary, and bibliography by R.D. Fulk, Robert E. Bjork, John D. Niles ; with a foreword by Helen Damico.
More information:


Readers will find that the book remains recognizably Klaeber's work, but with altered and added features designed to render it as useful today as it has ever been.  Read more...


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Revising Klaeber's Beowulf was a feat commensurate with the heroic deeds of the poem's protagonist. The new edition is a roaring success. -- Anatoly Liberman, Interdisciplinary Journal for Germanic Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.