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Author Chambers, R. W. (Raymond Wilson), 1874-1942.

Title Beowulf: an introduction to the study of the poem with a discussion of the stories of Offa and Finn/ by R. W. Chambers. With a supplement by C. L. Wrenn.

Publication Info. Cambridge : University Press, 1959.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Joliet Twp HS SD 204 - West Campus Adult Non-Fiction - JWHB-1  828 BEOWOLF    AVAILABLE
 Joliet Twp HS SD 204 - West Campus Adult Non-Fiction - JWHB-1  828 BEOWULF    AVAILABLE
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  PR1585 .C43    AVAILABLE
Edition Third edition.
Description xvii, 628 pages : genealogical tables ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography "Bibliography of Beowulf and Finnsburg": pages [553]-583. "Additions to the bibliography to 1930": pages [584]-598. "Supplementary bibliography to 1958": pages 598-613.
Contents pt. 1. The historical elements. The non-historical elements. Theories as to the origin, date, and structure of the poem.--pt. 2. Documents illustrating the stories in Beowulf and the Offasaga.--pt. 3. The fight of Finnsburg.--pt. 4. Appendix A-1.--pt. 5. Recent work on Beowulf to 1930.--pt. 6. Recent work on Beowulf to 1958. Additional notes.
Subject Offa, King of the Mercians, -796 -- In literature.
Offa saga.
Epic poetry, English (Old) -- History and criticism.
Anglo-Saxons -- Kings and rulers.
Monsters in literature.
Dragons in literature.
Heroes in literature.
Mercia (Kingdom) -- In literature.

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