Heroic Identity in the World of Beowulf

Heroic Identity in the World of Beowulf

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In exploring the identities of foreign fighters seeking glory abroad, this revisionist book challenges the traditional view of Beowulf as a 'hero', who emphasizes the obligations attending excellence and the temptation of power, both personal and civic.
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 419 pages).


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