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
Bintley, Michael D. J. and Thomas J. T. Williams. Representing Beasts in Early Medieval England and Scandinavia. Reviewed by Timothy Bourns.
Home, Malasree. The Peterborough Version of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Rewriting Post-Conquest History. Reviewed by Janne Skaffari.
Kears, Carl and James Paz. >Medieval Science Fiction. Reviewed by Melissa Ridley Elmes.
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.
Kears, Carl, and James Paz, eds. Medieval Science Fiction. Reviewed by Melissa Ridley Elmes.
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