A poetic formula inBeowulf and seven other old English poems: A computer study

@article{Bolton1985APF,
  title={A poetic formula inBeowulf and seven other old English poems: A computer study},
  author={W. Bolton},
  journal={Computers and the Humanities},
  year={1985},
  volume={19},
  pages={167-173}
}
  • W. Bolton
  • Published 1985
  • Philosophy, Computer Science
  • Computers and the Humanities
Studies of literary formulism in Old English poetry continue apace. Sometimes, because a "formula" is a repeated pattern within a voluminous corpus, the studies call on computer assistance.' And however they implement it, the studies commonly use either an extrinsic approach, applying to Old English practice what they can learn from other practitioners, or an intrinsic approach, deducing from the Old English product what they can discern about the poetic process behind it. This paper uses an… Expand
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