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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 1940
...Kemp Malone Copyright © 1940 by Duke University Press 1940 ECGTHEOW By KEMPMALONE Four passages in Beowlf give us information about Ecgtheow. When the shore guard of the Danes challenges Beowulf and his men at the time...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 259–262.
Published: 01 September 1968
... sense.”l The context here is especially important for any reasonable emenda- tion. After his arrival at Heorot, Beowulf is praised by Hrothgar, who says that Ecgtheow, Beowulf‘s father, once killed a man named Heath- olaf in the land of the Wylfings. Because of the slaying, ‘%a hine gara...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 409–414.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., Ecgtheow. More striking to most current followers of MLQ , Leo Spitzer ( 1940 ), another great Hopkins philologist, but in Romance studies, contributed a piece in French with the polemical title “Étude ahistorique d’un texte,” that is, an “ahistorical study of a text.” It’s as if Marshall found his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (2): 129–159.
Published: 01 June 1999
... reward you with good things, as he just now did! Beowulf spoke, the son of Ecgtheow: “We performed that deed of valor, that fight, estum miclum, daringly ven- tured against unknown strength Though Green does not argue that this act of reciprocity is part of a formal...