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The Condemnation of Heroism in the Tragedy of "Beowulf"

A Study in the Characterization of the Epic. Studies in epic & romance literature Vol 2

By (author) Fidel Fajardo-Acosta
Format: Hardback
Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd, New York, United States
Imprint: Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
Published: 31st Mar 1989
Dimensions: h 240mm
ISBN-10: 0889461104
ISBN-13: 9780889461109
Barcode No: 9780889461109
Synopsis
This study in the characterization of the epic poem interprets Beowulf as a disconfirmation of the heroic type. It argues that the poem is the vehicle of a strong anti-militaristic, anti-heroic, pacifist wisdom that is the essence of epic literature.

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