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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