Humour in Anglo-Saxon literature [electronic resource] / edited by Jonathan Wilcox
- Rochester, NY : D.S. Brewer, 2000.
- Physical Description:
- vii, 162 pages ; 25 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Wilcox, Jonathan, 1960- and NetLibrary, Inc
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- Introduction / Jonathan Wilcox -- Byrhtnoth's laughter and the poetics of gesture / John D. Niles -- "Grim wordplay": folly and wisdom in Anglo-Saxon humor / T.A. Shippey -- Humor, wordplay, and semantic resonance in Beowulf / Raymond P. Tripp, Jr. -- Heroic humor in Beowulf / E.L. Risden -- Humor in hiding: laughter between the sheets in the Exeter Book riddles / D.K. Smith -- Sexual humor and fettered desire in Exeter Book riddle 12 / Nina Rulon-Miller -- "Why do you speak so much foolishness?": gender, humor, and discourse in Ælfric's Lives of saints / Shari Horner -- A funny thing happened on the way to heaven: humorous incongruity in Old English saints' lives / Hugh Magennis.
- 0585443556 (electronic bk.)
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- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2003. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
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- This netLibrary electronic book is provided through the Access Pennsylvania Database project, a statewide library union catalog funded by the Pennsylvania Legislature and administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Bureau of Library Development.
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