Issue 17: 2017
M. Wendy Hennequin, Tennessee State University
Abstract: This paper proposes that Grendel's mother is represented as a king through idiomatic constructions and her possession of a hall, heirloom sword, and treasure. Her representation as kingly serves plot progression, gives Beowulf a high-status enemy, and explains Grendel's mother's "unqueenly" behavior.
John Soderberg, University of Minnesota
Michel Aaij, Auburn University Montgomery
Home, Malasree. The Peterborough Version of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Rewriting Post-Conquest History. Reviewed by Janne Skaffari.
Martin, Toby F. The Cruciform Brooch and Anglo-Saxon England. Reviewed by Penelope Walton Rogers.
Pinner, Rebecca. The Cult of St. Edmund in Medieval East Anglia. Reviewed by Jennifer Sisk.
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