Anderson, Earl R. Books

Earl R. Anderson is Professor Emeritus of English at Cleveland State University. He holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Oregon.

Understanding Beowulf as an Indo-European Epic. A Study in Comparative Mythology
2010 0-7734-3755-X
This monograph is the first book-length comprehensive textual analysis of the Beowulf saga as an Indo-European epic. It provides a detailed reading of the epic in conjunction with ancient legal and cultural practices that allow for a new understanding of this classic work. This theoretical resource offers insights valuable to the fields of comparative mythology, medieval literature and Anglo-Saxon studies.