Information about an Open Access special issue, published in 2017.
Before 'fake news', there was 'Beowulf's sandwich'. A reconstruction of a comic sketch from 1909.
For a bonus question on their exam, my students used their artistic talents to draw their own rendition of Grendel's mother from the Old English poem Beowulf.
What is Grendel? Six movie adaptations of Beowulf each give their own twist to this early medieval nightmare being.
A good way to keep out unwanted visitors and an inspiration to authors and artists: decapitation and impalement in Anglo-Saxon England.
My students' artistic renditions of Beowulf fighting the dragon document how well (or how badly) my students remembered the Old English poem.
One of the earliest student summaries of Beowulf survives in the drafts of a work by Dutch schoolmaster G. J. P. J. Bolland (1852-1922).
Old English a dead language? Think again! the language of the Anglo-Saxons is making a comeback in modern cinema.
Where was the giant Hygelac (mentioned in Beowulf) buried?