Shamanism and Old English Poetry

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Garland, 1989 - Literary Criticism - 257 pages
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Tales on two monumental labors: to define shamanism and to show that it underlies some Anglo-Saxon poetry. Applying anthropological studies of tribal peoples in modern times to intensive examinations of Beowulf, metrical charms, and decorative art, Glasecki finds not living shamanism, but embedded t

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Contents

Vestiges of Animism
53
Evidence of Ecstasy
69
Shamanic Therapy
103
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