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Klaeber's Beowulf and the fight at Finnsburg [electronic resource] / edited by R.D. Fulk, Robert E. Bjork, John D. Niles ; with a foreword by Helen Damico.

Contributor(s): Bjork, Robert E, 1949- | Fulk, R. D. (Robert Dennis) | Klaeber, Fr. (Friedrich), 1863-1954 | Niles, John D.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Toronto Old English series: Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, c2008 2010)Edition: 4th ed.Description: 1 online resource (497 p. : port.).ISBN: 9781442688445 (electronic bk.); 1442688440 (electronic bk.).Other title: Fight at Finnsburg.Uniform titles: Beowulf. English. Subject(s): Beowulf -- Criticism, Textual | Fight at Finnesburg (Anglo-Saxon poem) -- Criticism, Textual | Epic poetry, English (Old) | Monsters -- Poetry | Dragons -- Poetry | Scandinavia -- Poetry | LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, WelshGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 829/.3 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Beowulf: Introduction. Text, with apparatus of variants. Commentary -- The fight at Finnsburg: Introduction. Plate of Hickes's edition. Text, with apparatus of variants. Commentary -- Appendices: A., Parallels (analogues and illustrative passages). B., Index of references to early Germanic culture. Textual criticism. The texts of Waldere and the Old High German Hildebrandslied -- Glossary.
Summary: "Frederick Klaeber's Beowulf has long been the standard edition for study by students and advanced scholars alike. Its wide-ranging coverage of scholarship, its comprehensive philological aids, and its exceptionally thorough notes and glossary have ensured its continued use in spite of the fact that the book has remained largely unaltered since 1936. The fourth edition has been prepared with the aim of updating the scholarship while preserving the aspects of Klaeber's work that have made it useful to students of literature, linguists, historians, folklorists, manuscript specialists, archaeologists, and theorists of culture."--Jacket.
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"Based on the third edition, with first and second supplements, of Beowulf and The Fight at Finnsburg, edited [with introduction, bibliography, notes, glossary, and appendices] by Fr. Klaeber [c1950]."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Beowulf: Introduction. Text, with apparatus of variants. Commentary -- The fight at Finnsburg: Introduction. Plate of Hickes's edition. Text, with apparatus of variants. Commentary -- Appendices: A., Parallels (analogues and illustrative passages). B., Index of references to early Germanic culture. Textual criticism. The texts of Waldere and the Old High German Hildebrandslied -- Glossary.

"Frederick Klaeber's Beowulf has long been the standard edition for study by students and advanced scholars alike. Its wide-ranging coverage of scholarship, its comprehensive philological aids, and its exceptionally thorough notes and glossary have ensured its continued use in spite of the fact that the book has remained largely unaltered since 1936. The fourth edition has been prepared with the aim of updating the scholarship while preserving the aspects of Klaeber's work that have made it useful to students of literature, linguists, historians, folklorists, manuscript specialists, archaeologists, and theorists of culture."--Jacket.

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