Honour, Exchange and Violence in Beowulf

Honour, Exchange and Violence in Beowulf

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Argues for a new reading of Beowulf in its contemporary context, where honour and violence are intimately linked.In both poems it is essential to understand how treasure moves from hand to handa€”as gift, as has often been observed, 5 ... gamea#39; in which honour is traded among the players; I am interested in how treasure and honour circulate together in aanbsp;...


Title:Honour, Exchange and Violence in Beowulf
Author:Peter S. Baker
Publisher:Ds Brewer - 2013
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