E 505: BEOWULF


505 Schedule Simon Keynes' Anglo-Saxon Resources
 

Mar

We meet TTH 9:30 am - 10:45am in Bartlett.

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WEEK 7 Gifts

    Tu 8 Mar. Hengest remained

    • TRANS 1125a-1160a (Fitt XVII);
    • Discussion of Beowulf with Professor Chickering.
    • Professor Chickering's review of Heaneywulf is here (2.3 MB), or at the library in Kenyon Review 24.1 (Winter 2002):160-78.

    Th 10 Mar. Wealtheow

    • TRANS 1160b-1191b (Fitt XVII);
    • Handbook, chapter 16, "Gender Roles"
    • First Paper Due

    Note: Regarding Prof. Chickering's remarks on immolation in the Finnsburh fragment, consider the custom of burning the dead as a dedication to Odin: Alan Lacy, 1990. And Heinrich Harke, 1990 on weapons burials among Anglo-Saxnons and Germanic tribes.