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ISBN-10: 1138609838

ISBN-13: 9781138609839

Beowulf's presence at the well known cultural radar has elevated some time past twenty years, coincident with cultural difficulty and alter. Why? when it comes to a fusion of cultural reports, variation idea, and monster conception, Beowulf's renowned Afterlife examines a variety of Anglo-American retellings and appropriations present in literary texts, comedian books, and movie. the main extraordinary characteristic of renowned variations of the poem is that its monsters, usually sufferers of prepared militarism, male aggression, or social injustice, are supplied with robust reasons for his or her retaliatory brutality. well known variations invert the heroic ideology of the poem, and monsters should not merely created by way of strong males yet are projections in their personal pathological habit. while there is not any query that the monsters created by means of human malfeasance has to be eliminated.

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