anthology of Beowulf criticism. by Lewis E. Nicholson

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in [Notre Dame, Ind.] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Beowulf,
  • Epic poetry, English (Old) -- History and criticism,
  • Monsters in literature,
  • Dragons in literature,
  • Heroes in literature

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LC ClassificationsPR1585 .N5
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 386 p.
Number of Pages386
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5890247M
LC Control Number63024307

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A collection of older criticism (s through about ), the most famous essay in this book is Tolkien's "The Monsters and the Critics." By itself, it is not necessary to track this edition down, since that has been printed elsewhere and more availably, but the other essays in this collection are erudite and if they do not reflect the most recent thinking on Beowulf, they DO demonstrate the /5.

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The outstanding scholars whose critical writing is presented here range from the turn-of-the-century critic F. Blackburn through the Englishman J. Tolkien to such contemporaries as Kemp Malone, Morton.

Title: anthology beowulf criticism. Brand new Book. Was the Beowulf-poet a Christian or was he a noble pagan whose outlook had been only slightly colored by exposure to Christian thinking.

This is but one of the fascinating topics discussed in this anthology of criticism on the early medieval masterpiece. The eighteen contribution to the. An anthology of criticism on the early medieval masterpiece. The contributions to this anthology are arranged chronologicall according to the date of the criticism's first publication.

Anthology of Beowulf Criticism: Philosophy Volume 27 of Notre Dame books: Editor: Lewis E. Nicholson: Edition: reprint: Publisher: University of Notre. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 21 cm: Contents: The Christian coloring in the Beowulf / F.A.

Blackburn --The heroic age, an excerpt / H. Munro Chadwick --The ideal of kingship in Beowulf / Levin L. Schücking --Beowulf: the monsters and the critics / J.R.R.

Tolkien --The religious principle in Beowulf / Marie Padgett Hamilton --Beowulf. The Monsters And The Critics n An Anthology Of Beowulf Criticism Paperback – January 1, by Edited ewis E.

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Nicholson. The criticism in this anthology is a bit dry. I would not recommend this book unless you want to learn all there is to know about Beowulf.

Some of the articles are interesting if you are well-versed with Beowulf and its history, otherwise, you will be lost. I think the article about the Sutton-Hoo find was the most interesting piece. This book is an anthology of essays on Beowulf and Old English literature in general--chief among which is J.

Tolkien's classic tour de force "The Monsters and the Critics". In this essay Tolkien extols the virtues of Beowulf as a piece of literature that focuses anthology of Beowulf criticism.

book the hero's struggle against Grendel (and other monsters in the story 5/5(2). The history of literary criticism and analysis of 'Beowulf' is heavily influenced by J.R.R. Tolkien, who convinced scholars to view it not just as a historical document but as a great work of. The criticism in this anthology is a bit dry.

I would not recommend this book unless you want to learn all there is to know about Beowulf. Some of the articles are interesting if you are well-versed with Beowulf and its history, otherwise, you will be lost.

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Overview. Tolkien's essay "Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics", initially delivered as a lecture inis regarded as a formative work in modern Beowulf studies.

In it, Tolkien speaks against critics who play down the monsters in the poem, namely Grendel, Grendel's mother, and the dragon, in favour of using Beowulf solely as a source for Anglo-Saxon history. An anthology of Beowulf criticism. [Lewis E Nicholson;] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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An anthology of Beowulf criticism. [Notre Dame, Ind.]: University of Notre Dame Press. MLA Citation. Nicholson, Lewis E. An anthology of Beowulf criticism University of Notre Dame Press [Notre Dame, Ind.] Australian/Harvard Citation. Nicholson, Lewis E. An anthology of Beowulf criticism University of Notre Dame Press [Notre Dame, Ind.].

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Was the Beowulf-poet a Christian or was he a noble pagan whose outlook had been only slightly colored by exposure to Christian thinking. This is but one of the fascinating topics discussed in this anthology of criticism on the early medieval masterpiece/5.

Interpretations of Beowulf brings together over six decades of literary scholarship. Illustrating a variety of interpretative schools, the essays not only deal with most of the major issues of Beowulf criticism, including structure, style, genre, and theme, but also offer the sort of explanations of particular passages that are invaluable to a careful reading of a poem.

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The highlight of Volume 1A is the highly praised verse translation of Beowulf by Tim Murphy. The book also includes Perspectives, Companion Readings, and and Its Time sections which show. His books include Piers Plowman: The C-Text and Its Poets, Chaucer s Poetry: An Anthology for the Modern Reader, and, with George Kane, the definitive edition of Piers Plowman: The B Version.

He was a founding editor of The Norton Anthology of English Literature.4/5(1). Beowulf belongs metrically, stylistically, and thematically to a heroic tradition grounded in Germanic religion and is also part of the broader tradition of heroic incidents, such as Beowulf’s tearing off the monster’s arm and his descent into the mere, are familiar motifs from ethical values are manifestly the Germanic code of loyalty to chief and.

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