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a| GBB165253 2| bnb
a| 015816930 2| Uk
a| 9781408286036 (pbk.)
a| 1408286033 (pbk.)
a| DLC c| DLC d| YDX d| UKMGB d| YDXCP d| CDX d| NLE d| COO d| HAC d| BWX
a| PN681 b| .B38 2012
a| 809/.02 2| 22
a| Beowulf & other stories : b| a new introduction to old English, old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman literatures / c| edited by Richard North and Joe Allard.
a| Beowulf and other stories
a| 2nd ed.
a| Harlow, England ; a| New York : b| Pearson/Longman, c| 2012.
a| xiv, 556 p.,  p. of chiefly col. plates : b| ill., maps ; c| 24 cm.
a| Includes bibliographical references and index.
a| 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.
a| Literature, Medieval x| History and criticism.
a| English literature y| Old English, ca. 450-1100 x| History and criticism.
a| Old Norse literature x| History and criticism.
a| Anglo-Norman literature x| History and criticism.
a| North, Richard, d| 1961-
a| Allard, Joe, d| 1948-
a| 741421 b| 2012-01-25 c| 44 c| 41.80 g| 1 i| PromptCat YAP
a| 92 b| PAU