Essays on Old, Midddle, Modern English and Old Icelandic

Essays on Old, Midddle, Modern English and Old Icelandic

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A collection of 20 essays on works ranging from Beowulf through Paradise Lost to Michael Crichton's Eaters of the Dead . Among the topics: the possible authorship and diction of Old English literature; the voyage motif; the roles of dragons, Valkyries, and women in northern Germanic literature; Chaucer's poems; and modern adaptations of Beowulf . The volume lacks a subject index. Gruber is dean of Missouri Valley College's Arts and Humanities division. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product details

  • Hardback | 544 pages
  • 165.1 x 235 x 31.75mm | 929.86g
  • Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • bibliography, index
  • 0773478582
  • 9780773478589