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Author Hill, John M.

Title The Cultural World in Beowulf
Edition 2nd ed
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1995


Description 1 online resource (235 pages)
Series Anthropological Horizons
Anthropological horizons.
Contents Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1 Feud Settlements in Beowulf -- 2 The Temporal World in Beowulf -- 3 The Jural World in Beowulf -- 4 The Economy of Honour in Beowulf -- 5 The Psychological World in Beowulf -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
Summary In this cross-disciplinary study, John Hill looks at Beowulf from a comparative ethnological point of view. He provides a thorough examination of the socio-cultural dimensions of the text and compares the social milieu of Beowulf to that of similarly organized cultures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes In English
Print version record
SUBJECT Beowulf.
Beowulf. fast (OCoLC)fst01356023
Subject Epic poetry, English (Old) -- History and criticism
Civilization, Anglo-Saxon, in literature.
Literature and anthropology -- England
Civilization, Germanic.
Culture in literature.
Civilization, Anglo-Saxon, in literature.
Civilization, Germanic.
Culture in literature.
Epic poetry, English (Old)
Literature and anthropology.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781442623033