Beowulf resources

Here are the two videos we watched today. If you have trouble with the links, do a search from the UNB Library website:

  • Beowulf: “Benjamin Bagby’s legendary performance of the Anglo-Saxon epic Beowulf (part I) recorded live in Helsingborg, Sweden (January, 2006),” Kanopy, 2015 [UNB sign-in required]
  • Beowulf and the Roots of Anglo-Saxon Poetry, Films for the Humanities & Sciences/Films Media Group, 1998. Via Infobase Films on Demand [UNB sign-in required]

Also of interest:

  • “Seamus Heaney on the New Beowulf,” Films for the Humanities & Sciences/Films Media Group/MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, 2000. Via Infobase Films on Demand [UNB sign-in required]

Additional (and optional) reading: here are links to some useful videos/sites/articles about Beowulf and the history/language/culture of the period:

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