Honour, exchange and violence in Beowulf /

"This book examines violence in its social setting, and especially as an essential element in the heroic system of exchange (sometimes called the Economy of Honour). It situates Beowulf in a northern European culture where violence was not stigmatized as evidence of a breakdown in social order...

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Author / Creator: Baker, Peter S. 1952- (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Woodbridge, U.K. : D.S. Brewer, an imprint of Boydell & Brewer Ltd., 2013.
Series:Anglo-Saxon studies ; 20.
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