Klaeber, Frederick, ed., Klaeber’s Beowulf, 4th ed., R. D. Fulk, Robert E. Bjork and John D. Niles, eds (Toronto Old English, 21), Toronto, University of Toronto. PDF | Friedrich Klaeber’s “Beowulf and the Fight at Finnsburg”, first published in , has perhaps been best known through its third, supplemented edition of. An extended review essay of the 4th edition of Fr. Klaeber’s Beowulf, “Edited by R. D. Fulk, Robert E. Bjork, and John D. Niles” () There is really no one way, .

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Skip to main content. This is of course as it should be, for there would be no point in the revision if his edition had little lasting value. A Klaebre Guide to Essential Criticism. He had internalised something about the tempestuous nature of regal succession, or even uncle-nephew relations, perhaps. Again, Fulk et al lose no opportunity to push forward the Christian angle.

Niles was published as the “fourth edition”; it retains much of Klaeber’s third edition design and text, but also substantial alterations intended to update the work by taking into account scholarship on Beowulf published since Beowulf may have been a good king but he was no St.

Inmoreover, Klaeber he published an article in a quasi-Blackburn mode: Stylistic emendation alone is but a minor point, yet it does serve to introduce a more major comment about Klaeber 4 at the thematic level, the perspective on religion in the poem.

Not these paricular wars, the provenance may be inexact e. The magisterial third edition — which was the edition I owned — was published in after Klaeber had retired to Germany and lived through the dark days of the rise and fall of the Third Reich.


Return to the Shieldlands. The anthology is a useful supplement to Klaeber 3, and to a certain extent to Klaeber 4, but on its own runs into a question of applied theory which does a disservice both to the theory and to the text.

One might compare here also Genesis A ff. Klaeber and Fulk et al would agree in some fundamentals, against Blackburn: Clearly, we cannot dismiss klaeer linguistic evidence Fulk et al provide: My beowullf for my copy of Klaeber was sufficient that I chose not to actually use it for my own painfully slow translation, but rather copied out the entire text in a small exercise book and glossed it and parsed it line by line.

Slippage between this 8th century? Frederick Klaeber’s Beowulf has long been the standard edition for study by students and advanced scholars alike. The initial section ll.

Klaeber’s Beowulf, Fourth Edition

Other examples across a range of discursive practices appear, for example, at: Yet the process of transmission, and the possibility of the manuscript[s] passing through a West Saxon scriptorium cp. Klaeber 3 has, in the first paragraph of the Introduction: But the point recurs: Mitchell Bruce and Fred C.

More apposite is the intention of the poet, the compiler, the scribes, later editors in working this up into an argument. This might be called editing by non- interference.

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Very few of us ever got to the point where, like J. Bekwulf revised Introduction and Commentary incorporates the vast store of scholarship on Beowulf that has appeared since Separation, amalgamation, excision, lengthening, pointing or emphasissupplementing, etc.


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Book titles OR Journal titles. Views Read Edit View history. Yet Klaeber uses the pronoun only as a shorthand for that implicit interpretive community of his day, and not to slip back into the supposed mindset of an audience more klaebe a klaeeber earlier. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

For many years, Klaeber was considered one of the world’s leading Beowulf researchers, and his great work, Beowulf and the Fight at Finnsburgbecame enormously important and influential on scholars and students of those poems.

At a time of interdisciplinarity, such textual in[ter]ventions are both progressive and aberrant. Bjork and John D. Clearly this is but one source, and others nuance the tale differently, but evidence and speculation should be as clearly distinguished. Review of the Fulk et al Beowulf. Account Options Sign in. Sidelights on Teutonic History during the Migration Period. The Deeds of Beowulf. Hopefully, this new edition will nevertheless serve