Research Student, Faculty of Arts
PhD (part-time) - currently registered
Storytelling in Beowulf
I am looking at Beowulf as a story that has the power to act in the world through its impact on the audience, and that this impact is strengthened by the multiplicity of the story. By including multiple stories, voices, and viewpoints, the story is able to display complex situations and show multiple ways of navigating them. Although many of the story's original meanings are lost outside its original context, Beowulf many still have the power to be significant to a 21st century audience. The central questions are:
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Institute for Medieval Research
Wolfe, Melissa. "Swa Cwæð Snottor on Mode: Four Issues in the Wanderer." Neophilologus 92 (2008): 559-65.
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