The possible begetter of the Old English Beowulf and Widsith. --

by Albert S. Cook

Publisher: Haskell House in New York

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  • Widsið,
  • Beowulf
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    LC ClassificationsPR1585 .C6
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    Pagination62 p.
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Cook, Albert S. Published by The Possible Begetter of the Old English Beowulf and Widsith. Cook, Albert Stanburrough. Published by. 16 For the suggestion that the Beowulf-poet was influenced by Aldhelm, see A. Cook, "The Possible Begetter of the Old English Beowulf and Widsith," Transactions of the Con-necticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, xxv, ; and his briefer articles: "Beowulf ," MLN, xxxix,and "Aldhelm and the Source of Beowulf ," MLN, XIL.

6 Cf. Klaeber, "Attila's and Beowulf's funeral, " Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, XLII, 2,pp.

6 "The possible begetter of the old English Beowulf and Widsith," Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. XXV, pp. 7 Th. Mommsen, Iordanis Romana et Geticat Berlin,p. The possible begetter of the Old English Beowulf and Widsith Cook, Albert S. (Albert Stanburrough), [ Book: ].

Beowulf: An Old English Poem Translated into Modern Rhymes translated by H. Lumsden; The Translations of Beowulf: A Critical Bibliography by Chauncey Brewster Tinker; The Relation of the Hrólfs Saga Kraka and the Bjarkarimur to Beowulf by Oscar Ludvig Olson; The Possible Begetter of the Old English Beowulf and Widsith by Albert Stanburrough.

Albert Stanburrough Cook (March 6, – September 1, ) was an American philologist, literary critic, and scholar of Old English. He has been called /5. The Possible Begetter of the Old English Beowulf and Widsith (), The Old English Andreas and Bishop Acca of Hexham (), Cynewulfs Part In Our Beowulf () Beowuljian, and Odyssian Voyages () Sources, of the Biography of A Id helm ().

Ther are the Middle Englise worksh Literary: Middle English Reader ()—ho man doctorawy. 'The Possible Begetter of the OE Beowulf and Widsith'. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 25 (). COTTON VITELLIUS PROSE TEXTS Rypins, Stanley, ed. Three Old English Prose Texts in MS.

Cotton Vitellius A xv. London: Early English Text Society, (for ). CREED Creed, Robert Payson. "Possible Begetter of the Old English Beowulf and Widsith " by Albert S. Cook. [] ISBN: You can try to find this book at or or Chapters/Indigo or WHSmith(UK). Old and Middle English Literature William Matthews The following bibliography is for graduate and advanced undergraduate students who desire a convenient guide to scholarship in the broader and more important areas of English literature and culture before Possible Begetter of the Old English Beowulf and Widsith, Albert S.

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COSIJN Cosijn, Pieter J. Notes on 'Beowulf'. & trans. Rolf H. Bremmer Jr, Jan van den Berg & David F. Johnson. Leeds Texts & Monographs, A Preface to a book on the History of English Literature is apt to be an apology, for a writer must be conscious of his inability to deal with a subject so immense and so multiplex in its aspects.

This volume does not pretend to be an encyclopædia of our literature; or to include all the names of authors and of their works. To cite this article: Leonar d Neidorf () Philology, Allegory, and the Dating of Beowulf, The fundamental flaw of her book, which guaranteed The possible begetter of the Old English Author: Leonard Neidorf.

Description: Excerpt from Widsith, Beowulf, Finnsburgh, Waldere, Deor: Done Into Common English After the Old Manner, With an Introd, by Viscount Northcliffe It is characteristic of the modesty of the English people that our oldest epic, or, rather, the one Old English epic that has survived, should contain not a word about England.

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The general principle of selection in this volume is the representation of various critical approaches to the poem. The essays (and one poem) include studies of structure and unity, style, dramatic technique, symbolism, diction, realism (in the light of archaeology), religious evocations, themes, characterization, and even one general literary appreciation.

The edition was dedicated to a "Mr. W.H.", credited as "the only begetter" of the poems. It is not known whether this was written by Shakespeare himself or by the publisher, Thomas Thorpe, whose initials appear at the foot of the dedication page; nor is it known who Mr.

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Top Full text of "An introduction to English medieval literature" See other formats. Many regard Beowulf (written by a Christian scribe around AD) as the first English poem, but it was preceded by at least three others: Widsith, about Continental courts; Waldhere, about French heroism; and The Fight at Finnesburgh, which is yet another poem about a battle against fearful odds – the sort that Tennyson would have revelled.

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New York: Peter Lang Publishing, Waite, Greg, trans. Old English Prose Translations of King Alfred’s Reign. Suffolk, U.K.: Boydell & Brewer, University courses on monsters are becoming widespread as many disciplines use monsters to think about what it means to be human.

To date no source collection on the literature of the monstrous exists, and this volume offers seminal essays on monster theory. An epic is a long narrative poem dealing with some acts of heroism of heroic personalities. It is a short of heroic poetry essentially idealistic in concept and celebrated Beowulf, the most important work of Old English literature is characterized as the first great titanic epic.

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A N G L O - S A X O N POETRY The most important poem in old English literature is an epic called Beowulf. It deals with two heroic exploits in the life of a warrior chief, but also covers his youth, his accession to the throne, his kingship, and his death.

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Easily share your .Moreover, in two of the earliest Old English poems, Widsith and Deor, the strophes may be restored practically without alteration of the text.

An attempt has even been made to reconstruct Beowulf in strophic form; but this can only be carried out by dealing with the text in a somewhat arbitrary manner.