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Gold-Hall and earth-dragon [electronic resource] : Beowulf as metaphor / Alvin A. Lee.

By: Lee, Alvin A, 1930-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, c1998Description: 1 online resource.ISBN: 9781442675407 (electronic bk.); 1442675403 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Beowulf | Epic poetry, English (Old) -- History and criticism | English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Lexicology | English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Style | Scandinavia -- In literature | Civilization, Anglo-Saxon | Monsters in literature | Dragons in literature | Heroes in literature | Rhetoric, Medieval | Metaphor | Beowulf | Beowulf (anoniem) | Beowulf | Bildersprache | Metapher | LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, WelshGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gold-Hall and earth-dragon.DDC classification: 829/.3 Other classification: 18.05 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Modes of imagining and the workings of words. Wunder �fter wundre: Modes of imagining ; Word o�er fand: The inwardness of kennings ; �ry�word sprecen: The language of myth and metaphor ; Ealdgesegena worn gemunde: Memory and identity. Structure and meaning. Fyr on flode: War against the creation ; Swa sceal man don: Germanic tales and Christian myths ; Heold on heahgesceap: The structure of the poem, the heroic theme, and the shape of the hero's life ; Nu is wilgeofa ... dea�bedde f�st: Tragedy and the limits of heroism.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Modes of imagining and the workings of words. Wunder �fter wundre: Modes of imagining ; Word o�er fand: The inwardness of kennings ; �ry�word sprecen: The language of myth and metaphor ; Ealdgesegena worn gemunde: Memory and identity. Structure and meaning. Fyr on flode: War against the creation ; Swa sceal man don: Germanic tales and Christian myths ; Heold on heahgesceap: The structure of the poem, the heroic theme, and the shape of the hero's life ; Nu is wilgeofa ... dea�bedde f�st: Tragedy and the limits of heroism.

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