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The Resource Beowulf & other stories : a new introduction to old English, old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman literatures, edited by Richard North and Joe Allard

Beowulf & other stories : a new introduction to old English, old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman literatures, edited by Richard North and Joe Allard

Label
Beowulf & other stories : a new introduction to old English, old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman literatures
Title
Beowulf & other stories
Title remainder
a new introduction to old English, old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman literatures
Statement of responsibility
edited by Richard North and Joe Allard
Title variation
Beowulf and other stories
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
809/.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PN681
LC item number
.B38 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • North, Richard
  • Allard, Joe
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature, Medieval
  • English literature
  • Old Norse literature
  • Anglo-Norman literature
Label
Beowulf & other stories : a new introduction to old English, old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman literatures, edited by Richard North and Joe Allard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why read Old English literature? : an introduction to this book / Richard North, David Crystal and Joe Allard -- Names to look out for / Richard North and Joe Allard -- Is it relevant? : Old English influence on The Lord of the Rings / Clive Tolley -- Is violence what Old English literature is about? : Beowulf and other battlers : an introduction to Beowulf / Andy Orchard -- Is there more like Beowulf? : Old English minor heroic poems / Richard North -- What else is there? : joyous play and bitter tears : the Riddles and the elegies / Jennifer Neville -- How Christian is OE literature? : The Dream of the Rood and Anglo-Saxon Northumbria / Éamonn Ó Carragáin and Richard North -- How did OE literature start? : Cædmon the cowherd and Old English biblical verse / Bryan Weston Wyly -- Were all the poets monks? : monasteries and courts : Alcuin and Offa / Andy Orchard -- What was it like to be in the Anglo-Saxon or Viking world? : material culture : archaeology and text / Michael Bintley -- Did the Anglo-Saxons write fiction? : Old English prose : King Alfred and his books / Susan Irvine -- How difficult is the Old English language? : the Old English language / Peter S. Baker -- When were the Vikings in England? : Viking wars and The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle / Jayne Carroll -- Notes on the Old Norse language / Richard North -- What gods did the Vikings worship? : Viking religion : Old Norse mythology / Terry Gunnell -- Just who were the Vikings anyway? : sagas of Icelanders / Joe Allard -- Were there stories in late OE literature? : prose writers of the English Benedictine Reform / Stewart Brookes -- What happened when the Normans arrived? : Anglo-Norman literature : the road to Middle English / Patricia Gillies -- Epilogue : the end of Old English? / David Crystal
Control code
714113400
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiv, 556 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of chiefly color plates
Isbn
9781408286036
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011016877
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)714113400
Label
Beowulf & other stories : a new introduction to old English, old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman literatures, edited by Richard North and Joe Allard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why read Old English literature? : an introduction to this book / Richard North, David Crystal and Joe Allard -- Names to look out for / Richard North and Joe Allard -- Is it relevant? : Old English influence on The Lord of the Rings / Clive Tolley -- Is violence what Old English literature is about? : Beowulf and other battlers : an introduction to Beowulf / Andy Orchard -- Is there more like Beowulf? : Old English minor heroic poems / Richard North -- What else is there? : joyous play and bitter tears : the Riddles and the elegies / Jennifer Neville -- How Christian is OE literature? : The Dream of the Rood and Anglo-Saxon Northumbria / Éamonn Ó Carragáin and Richard North -- How did OE literature start? : Cædmon the cowherd and Old English biblical verse / Bryan Weston Wyly -- Were all the poets monks? : monasteries and courts : Alcuin and Offa / Andy Orchard -- What was it like to be in the Anglo-Saxon or Viking world? : material culture : archaeology and text / Michael Bintley -- Did the Anglo-Saxons write fiction? : Old English prose : King Alfred and his books / Susan Irvine -- How difficult is the Old English language? : the Old English language / Peter S. Baker -- When were the Vikings in England? : Viking wars and The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle / Jayne Carroll -- Notes on the Old Norse language / Richard North -- What gods did the Vikings worship? : Viking religion : Old Norse mythology / Terry Gunnell -- Just who were the Vikings anyway? : sagas of Icelanders / Joe Allard -- Were there stories in late OE literature? : prose writers of the English Benedictine Reform / Stewart Brookes -- What happened when the Normans arrived? : Anglo-Norman literature : the road to Middle English / Patricia Gillies -- Epilogue : the end of Old English? / David Crystal
Control code
714113400
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiv, 556 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of chiefly color plates
Isbn
9781408286036
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011016877
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)714113400

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