An Anthology of Beowulf Criticism
Lewis E. Nicholson
University of Notre Dame Press, 1963 - Beowulf - 386 pages
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.
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The Christian Coloring in the Beowulf
H MUNRO CHADWICK
LEVIN L SCHÜCKING
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