Pride and prodigies : studies in the monsters of the Beowulf-manuscript /

In this series of detailed studies, Andy Orchard demonstrates the changing range of Anglo-Saxon attitudes towards the monstrous by reconsidering the monsters of Beowulf against the background of early medieval and patristic teratology and with reference to specific Anglo-Saxon texts.

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Author / Creator: Orchard, Andy (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Toronto, Ontario : University of Toronto Press, [2003]
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Summary:In this series of detailed studies, Andy Orchard demonstrates the changing range of Anglo-Saxon attitudes towards the monstrous by reconsidering the monsters of Beowulf against the background of early medieval and patristic teratology and with reference to specific Anglo-Saxon texts.

In this series of detailed studies, Andy Orchard demonstrates the changing range of Anglo-Saxon attitudes towards the monstrous by reconsidering the monsters of Beowulf against the background of early medieval and patristic teratology and with reference to specific Anglo-Saxon texts.

Item Description:First edition published: Cambridge ; Rochester, New York : D.S. Brewer, 1995.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xi, 352 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781442657090
144265709X
Author Notes:Orchard Andy :

Andy Orchard is a professor of Old English at the University of Oxford and a fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford.