Citations with the tag: BATTLE of Maldon, The (Poem)
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- Cultural Historicity in The Battle of Maldon.
Davis, Craig R. // Philological Quarterly; Winter/Spring99, Vol. 78 Issue 1/2, p151
Focuses on a cultural analysis of the traditional plot formation which can help explain the unusual form and content of the poem 'The Battle of Maldon.' Study of various Polynesian traditions; Summary of the view on family sagas; Theories of history embodied in traditional plots; Comparison of...
- THE BATTLE OF MALDON.
Davis, Craig R. // Old English Poems Translated into the Original Meter Together wi; 1/1/1918, p44
The poem "The Battle of Maldon" is presented. First Line: .......... was broken; Last Line: Not that Godric who fled in disgrace from the fight.
- Artful Avoidance of the Useful Phrase in Beowulf, The Battle of Maldon, and Fates of the Apostles.
Russom, Geoffrey R. // Studies in Philology; Fall78, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p371
Investigates the poet's control of diction formulaic composition as in 'Beowulf,' 'The Battle of Maldon,' and the 'Fates of the Apostles,' setting aside the question of oral versus written composition. Analysis of the sequential death scenes in the 'The Battle of Maldon' and 'Fates of the...
- THE BA TTLE OF MA LDON: David Casley's Transcript.
Rogers, H. L. // Notes & Queries; Jun1985, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p147
The article presents information about David Casley's transcript of the poem "The Battle of Maldon." Some features of Casley's transcript of Maldon may owe their presence to his experience of copying later documents, whether Latin or English, rather than to what actually stood in Cotton MS Otho...
- BYRHTNOTH'S WEAPONS.
Ball, Christopher // Notes & Queries; Mar1989, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p8
The article focuses on the poem called "The Battle of Maldon," and its principle character Earl Byrhtnoth, incharge of native defense. The poem has been reconsidered and represented in two recent and useful editions. Each firmly recommends that reader should approach the text as literature...
- SORROWFUL TRIBUTE IN ARMES PRYDEIN AND THE BATTLE OF MALDON.
Breeze, Andrew // Notes & Queries; Mar2000, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p11
The article discusses shared motifs in the Old English poem "The Battle of Maldon" and the Welsh poem "Armes Prydein," written in late 940. Differences in the function of the two 10th century war poems are examined, and the use of `Armes Prydein' as a piece of political propaganda couched as a...
- MALDON AND MORIA: ON BYRHTNOTH, GANDALF, AND HEROISM IN THE LORD OF THE RINGS.
Bruce, Alexander M. // Mythlore; Fall/Winter2007, Vol. 26 Issue 1/2, p149
This article discusses how author J. R. R. Tolkien took the mixed message of the Anglo-Saxon poem "The Battle of Maldon," with its positive and negative exempla of heroic action, and shaped a unified presentation of heroic responsibilities in the novel "The Lord of the Rings." It explores...
- "THE HOMECOMING OF BEORHTNOTH BEORHTHELM'S SON": J.R.R. TOLKIEN'S SEQUEL TO "THE BATTLE OF MALDON".
Nelson, Marie // Mythlore; Spring/Summer2008, Vol. 26 Issue 3/4, p65
A literary criticism of the historical fiction work "The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son," by J.R.R. Tolkien is presented. The work is described as a poem that initially published in 1953 that inspired by an Old English piece about "The Battle of Maldon." It presents the strong...
- PART I. THE RHYTHMS OF ENGLISH VERSE: CHAPTER V.
Nelson, Marie // Science of English Verse; 1922, p141
The article presents chapter V of the book "The Science of English Verse," by Sidney Lanier. It focuses on the existence of three-rhythm from its start through the present time of English poetry in the Anglo-Saxon poems, including "The Battle of Maldon," "The Ormulum," and "The Canterbury...
- THE FLYTING IN THE BATTLE OF MALDON.
Blake, N.F. // English Language Notes; Jun76, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p242
The article focuses on the use of rhetorical contrast in the Old English poem "The Battle of Maldon." The author argues that by overlooking this feature many have mistranslated the work, discusses the speech of the Viking messenger and Byrhtnoth's reply within the poem, and explores the use of a...
- Odda in The Battle of Maldon.
Hough, Carole // Notes & Queries; Jun98, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p169
The article discusses the anonymous Old English poem "The Battle of Maldon," with particular focus given to the argument that the character of Odda is intended to be read as Danish rather than English. The author's argument that Odda is not necessarily a Danish name due to its use in Anglo-Saxon...
- ENACTING TIES THAT BIND: OATH-MAKING VS. OATH-TAKING IN THE FINNSBURG "EPISODE.".
Wolf, Keri // Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval & Renaissance Studies; 2009, Vol. 40, p1
Drawing upon the theories of Henri Lefebvre, this article examines the mead hall as social space, focusing on the spatial context of the heroic oath in Old English poetry. It demonstrates that when thanes and lords recollect oath-making ceremonies in Beowulf and The Battle of Maldon, they...
- DIALOGIC WAR: FROM THE BATTLE OF MALDON TO THE WAR OF THE RING.
Grybauskas, Peter // Mythlore; Spring/Summer2011, Vol. 29 Issue 3/4, p37
A literary criticism of the book series "The Lord of the Rings," by J. R. R. Tolkien is presented. It discusses and explores on the dialogic nature that Tolkien used in the last four books of "The Lord of the Rings." The author also shares his insights on the link and influence of the poem "The...
- The Battle of Maldon 89.
Gneuss, Helmut // Studies in Philology; Spring76, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p117
The article offers a critique and interpretation of the Old English poem "The Battle of Maldon." The author discusses the historical significance of the poem and the role of Byrhtnoth, offers an explanation of the word "ofermod" in reference to the poets attitude about the poem's hero, and...
- AN ANGLO-NORMAN NUN: AN OLD ENGLISH GNOME.
BLISS, JANE // Notes & Queries; Mar2009, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p16
The article discusses the English translation of the 12th century poem "Vie d'Edouard le Confesseur," by an anonymous Nun of Barking Abbey, which was considered to be the translation of Saint Aelred of Rievaulx's manuscript "Vita S. Edwardi Regis et Confessoris." The changes to Aelred's...
- NOTES ON "MALDON": TOWARD A DEFINITIVE OFERMOD.
Battaglia, F. J. // English Language Notes; Jun65, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p247
The article reports on the argument concerning the utilization of the Old English (OE) word "ofermod" in the poem "The Battle of Maldon." The author discusses the view expressed by J. R. R. Tolkien on the poet's use of the word as a form of criticism concerning Byrhtnoth's act of allowing the...