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100 1  Neidorf, Leonard 
245 14 The Transmission of "Beowulf" :|bLanguage, Culture, and 
       Scribal Behavior 
250    1st ed 
264  1 Ithaca :|bCornell University Press,|c2017 
264  4 |c©2017 
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490 1  Myth and Poetics II 
505 0  THE TRANSMISSION OF BEOWULF -- CONTENTS -- List of 
       Illustrations -- Series Foreword by Gregory Nagy -- 
       Preface -- Acknowledgments -- List of Abbreviations -- 1. 
       Introduction -- 1. The Duration of Transmission -- 2. The 
       Detection of Scribal Error -- 3. Meter and Alliteration --
       4. Probabilistic Reasoning -- 5. General Prefatory Remarks
       -- 2. Language History -- 1. Diachronic Variation -- 2. 
       Dialectal Variation -- 3. Syntactic Misconstruction -- 4. 
       Trivialization -- 5. Interpolation -- 3. Cultural Change -
       - 1. Obliteration of Personal Names -- 2. Obliteration of 
       Ethnic Names -- 3. Erroneous Spacing -- 4. Scribal Self-
       Correction -- 5. Chronological Significance -- 4. Scribal 
       Behavior -- 1. The Lexemic Theory -- 2. Competing Theories
       -- 3. Variation in Parallel Texts -- 4. The Four Poetic 
       Codices -- 5. Theory and Evidence -- 5. Conclusion -- 1. 
       The Unity of Beowulf -- 2. Linguistic Regularities -- 3. 
       Methodological Considerations -- 4. Textual Criticism -- 
       5. Manuscript Context -- Appendix: J. R. R. Tolkien's 
       Beowulf Textual Criticism -- Glossary of Terms -- 
       Bibliography -- Index of Verses -- Index of Subjects 
520    Beowulf, like The Iliad and The Odyssey, is a foundational
       work of Western literature that originated in mysterious 
       circumstances. In The Transmission of "Beowulf," Leonard 
       Neidorf addresses philological questions that are 
       fundamental to the study of the poem 
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590    Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest 
       Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access 
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650  0 Epic poetry, English (Old)--Criticism, Textual 
655  4 Electronic books 
700 1  Nagy, Gregory 
776 08 |iPrint version:|aNeidorf, Leonard|tThe Transmission of 
       "Beowulf" : Language, Culture, and Scribal Behavior
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