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Heroic Identity in the World of Beowulf

Heroic Identity in the World of Beowulf

Gwara Scott 
edizioni Brill Academic Pub collana Brill Academic Pub (Hardcover) , 2008

Readers of Beowulf have noted inconsistencies in Beowulf's depiction, as either heroic or reckless. Heroic Identity in the World of Beowulf resolves this tension by emphasizing Beowulf's identity as a foreign fighter seeking glory abroad. Such men resemble wreccan, "exiles" compelled to leave their homelands due to...

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