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Pride and prodigies : studies in the monsters of the Beowulf-manuscript

Author: Andy Orchard
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : University of Toronto Press, Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Electronic Library, [2003] 2015. ©1995
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this series of detailed studies, Andy Orchard demonstrates the changing range of Anglo-Saxon attitudes towards the monstrous by reconsidering the monsters of Beowulf against the background of early medieval and patristic teratology and with reference to specific Anglo-Saxon texts.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Orchard
ISBN: 9781442657090 144265709X
OCLC Number: 903968113
Notes: First edition published: Cambridge ; Rochester, New York : D.S. Brewer, 1995.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 352 pages)
Contents: The Beowulf-manuscript --
Psychology and physicality: the monsters of Beowulf --
The kin of Cain --
The liber monstrorum --
The Alexander-legend in Anglo-Saxon England --
Grettir and Grendel again --
Postscript.
Responsibility: Andy Orchard.
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