Beowulf before Beowulf: Anglo-Saxon Anthroponymy and Heroic Legend

  title={Beowulf before Beowulf: Anglo-Saxon Anthroponymy and Heroic Legend},
  author={Leonard Neidorf},
  journal={The Review of English Studies},
  • Leonard Neidorf
  • Published 1 September 2013
  • Linguistics
  • The Review of English Studies
The nature of the eponymous hero of Beowulf has long been disputed. Was he drawn from the stock of traditional heroes or was he the poet’s    
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