Beowulf: History, Legend, and Mythology

Analyzing how historical, legendary, and mythological elements are woven through the text of Beowulf? Originally published by Newberry Digital Collections for the Classroom, 05.18.2018, Newberry Library, republished with permission for educational, non-commercial purposes. Introduction Although acknowledged as a foundational work of English literature, the complicated and allusive style of the longest epic poem in Old[…]