Condemnation of Heroism in the Tragedy of Beowulf a Study in the Characterization of the Epic

Author: Fajardo-Acosta, Fidel
Year:1989
Pages:224
ISBN:0-88946-110-4
978-0-88946-110-9
Price:199.95
An interpretation of Beowulf as a disconfirmation of the heroic type in which the author argues that the poem is the vehicle of a strong anti-militaristic, anti-heroic, pacifist wisdom that he claims is the essence of epic literature.