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By Andy Orchard

Беовульф – наиболее известное и наиболее изученное литературное произведение, дошедшее от времен англосаксонской Англии, и современному читателю приходится сталкиваться с большим числом и разнообразием интерпретаций таких основных вопросов, как датировка, источник и значение поэмы. В этой книге автор разбирает все эти проблемы, учитывая и предыдущие исследования, а также предлагая новые перспективы. После начального введения в проблему, внимание уделено, в основном, таким вопросам как контекст рукописи и подход к датировке поэмы, затем следует развернутое обсуждение специфического стиля и структуры этого, одного из наиболее выдающихся произведений эпоса германских народов.. Фон поэмы рассматривается не только относительно исторического и легендарного материала, но также и в мифологическом контексте. В заключительной главе описывается диапазон критических подходов, применявшихся к поэме в прошлом, а также намечаются отправные точки для будущего изучения.Образцы сканов:

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50. For examples of scribe A’s hand, see Plates 1–5 above; for scribe B, Plate 6. , p. 55; Ker, Catalogue, p. 281 (no. 216). 18 Dumville, ‘Beowulf Come Lately’, p. 63. 19 See in particular Kiernan, ‘Beowulf’ and the ‘Beowulf’-Manuscript, esp. pp. 13–63; Kiernan, ‘The Eleventh-Century Origin of Beowulf’. xv – a Supplementary Description’; Gerritsen, ‘Have with You to Lexington! The Beowulf Manuscript and Beowulf’; Clement, ‘Codicological Consideration in the Beowulf Manuscript’; Fulk, ‘Dating Beowulf to the Viking Age’; Fulk, History of Old English Meter, pp.

1. vp 14 October 2002 15:19:52 Color profile: Generic CMYK printer profile Composite Default screen 2 Manuscript and Text The ‘Beowulf’-manuscript: history, script, and contents The manuscript that survives today in London as British Library, Cotton, Vitellius A. 3 The manuscript now opens with material in a mid-twelfthcentury hand (the so-called Southwick codex, fols. 1–90),4 including the sole witness to King Alfred’s version of Augustine’s Soliloquies, and concludes with material in two earlier hands (the so-called Nowell codex, fols.

Pp. 13–63; Kiernan, ‘The Eleventh-Century Origin of Beowulf’. xv – a Supplementary Description’; Gerritsen, ‘Have with You to Lexington! The Beowulf Manuscript and Beowulf’; Clement, ‘Codicological Consideration in the Beowulf Manuscript’; Fulk, ‘Dating Beowulf to the Viking Age’; Fulk, History of Old English Meter, pp. 249 and 273–4. 21 Kiernan, ‘A Long Footnote’; Kiernan, ‘The Legacy of Wiglaf’; Kiernan, ‘Re-Visions’, in his ‘Beowulf’ and the ‘Beowulf’-Manuscript, pp. xv–xxviii; Gerritsen, ‘A Reply to Dr Kiernan’s Footnote’; Gerritsen, ‘Beowulf Revisited’; Dumville, ‘The Beowulf-Manuscript and How Not to Date It’.

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