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Author LinkMittman, Asa Simon,1976-
Title LinkInconceivable beasts : the Wonders of the East in the Beowulf manuscript / Asa Simon Mittman, Department of Art and Art History, California State University, Chico and Susan M. Kim, Department of English, Illinois State University.
Distribution Tempe, Arizona : Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2013.
Description xii, 273 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates :  illustrations (some color) ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies ; ; volume 433 )
Series ( Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies (Series) ; v. 433.)
Language eng ang ang
Language Note Some Old English text with English translations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Introduction: conceiving of the inconceivable -- The wonders of the East -- The dittology of the tripled double men -- Naked monsters and men in monster suits: looking at the body in the Beowulf manuscript -- Monstrous genitals -- Framing "the real": spatial relations on the page and in the world -- "In the same place": the location of identity in the wonders -- "Whate’er the fury of the flames has spar’d": vision, loss, and the Wonders of the East -- "Be hwilcum cnottum": concluding gestures.
Title Sub. LinkDe rebus in Oriente mirabilibus.
Subject LinkLiterature, Medieval -- History and criticism.
LinkEnglish literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- History and criticism.
LinkMonsters in literature.
Add.Author LinkKim, Susan M.

System Number 000678173
ISBN Link9780866984812 (acid-free paper)
Link086698481X (acid-free paper)

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