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The wanderer : elegies, epics, riddles
The wanderer : elegies, epics, riddles
2013
Articles
'The Wanderer' tells the classic tales that influenced J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings'. It brings together five of the key works behind his fiction. They are startling, brutal, strange pieces of writing, with an elemental power brilliantly preserved.
Main title:
The wanderer : elegies, epics, riddles / translated by Michael Alexander.
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Imprint:
London : Penguin Classics, 2013.London : Penguin Classics, 2013.
Collation:
192 pages ; 20 cm
Notes:
Translated from the Old English.
Contents:
The Battle of Maldon -- The wanderer -- The seafarer -- The Exeter riddles.
ISBN:
9780141393742 (pbk)
Dewey class:
829.1008
Language:
EnglishEnglish, Old (ca. 450-1100)
BRN:
1208921
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