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On the aesthetics of Beowulf and other Old English poems / edited by John M. Hill.

Other author/creatorHill, John M., 1946-
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoToronto ; Buffalo, NY : University of Toronto Press,
Descriptionvi, 299 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Series Toronto Anglo-Saxon series
Toronto Anglo-Saxon series. ^A1054684
Contents On aesthetics and quality : an introduction / John M. Hill -- Poetic exuberance in the Old English Judith / Howell D. Chickering -- Bind and loose : aesthetics and the word in Old English law, charm, and riddle / Tiffany Beechy -- Aesthetic criteria in Old English heroic style / Geoffrey Russom -- Beowulf and the strange necessity of beauty / Peggy A. Knapp -- "Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness" : Latin prayer and Old English liturgical poetry / Sarah Larratt Keefer -- Survival of the most pleasing : a meme-based approach to aesthetic selection / Michael D.C. Drout -- Hunting the Anglo-Saxon aesthetic in large forms : a Möbian quest / Robert D. Stevick -- Structural and affective relations in The dream of the rood : harmonic proportion and Fibonacci-type commodulation / John M. Hill -- Beowulf and Boethius on beauty and truth / Thomas E. Hart -- The subject of language : a psychoanalytic approach to the aesthetics of Old English poetry / Janet Thormann -- The aesthetics of Beowulf : structure, perception, and desire / Yvette Kisor -- The fall of King Hæðcyn : or mimesis 4a, the chapter Auerback never wrote / Tom Shippey.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [269]-290) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
LanguageIn English with some Old English.
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2010281640
ISBN9780802099440 (acid-free paper)

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