An anthology of Beowulf criticism.

  • [Notre Dame, Ind.] : University of Notre Dame Press 1963
Physical description
xii, 386 pages illustrations 20 cm
  • 0268000069
  • 9780268000066
  • 11254410
  • 6302-4307
  • "NDP27."
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • Other format: Also issued online.
  • The Christian coloring in the Beowulf / F.A. Blackburn -- The heroic age, an excerpt / H. Munro Chadwick -- The ideal of kingship in Beowulf / Levin L. Schücking -- Beowulf: the monsters and the critics / J.R.R. Tolkien -- The religious principle in Beowulf / Marie Padgett Hamilton -- Beowulf / Kemp Malone -- Beowulf and Christian allegory: an interpretation of Unferth / Morton W. Bloomfield -- The doctrine of charity in mediaeval literary gardens: a topical approach through symbolism and allegory / D.W. Robertson, Jr. -- The oral-formulaic character of Anglo-Saxon narrative poetry / Francis p. Magoun, Jr. -- Beowulf and the Liturgy / Allen Cabaniss -- Beowulf's three great fights / H.L. Rogers -- Good and evil: light and darkness: joy and sorrow in Beowulf / Herbert G. Wright -- Sapientia et fortitudo as the controlling theme of Beowulf / R.E. Kaske -- Sutton Hoo and Beowulf / C.L. Wrenn -- Beowulf -an allegory of salvation? / M.B. McNamee -- The Beowulf poet / Paull F. Baum -- Patristics and Old English literature: notes on some poems / Morton W. Bloomfield -- The Christian perspective in Beowulf / Margaret E. Goldsmith.
Related item
  • Online version:: Nicholson, Lewis E. Anthology of Beowulf criticism. [Notre Dame, Ind.] University of Notre Dame Press, 1963
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • text
  • English


  • 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.