Brill Academic Pub Books
Books editi da Brill Academic Pub con argomento Heroes In Literature
The Giant Hero in Medieval Literature
Boyer Tina Marie
edizioni Brill Academic Pub collana Brill Academic Pub (Hardcover) , 2016
Heroic Identity in the World of Beowulf
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...