Resources for studying Beowulf

"Beowulf" from Epics for Students

General Resources



Green Hamlet Beowulf Resources
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Encyclopedia Britannica - High School
Aimed at high school students, the Encyclopedia Britannica offers clear search features and results. Trusted material from the Encyclopedia Britannica, Merriam-Websters Dictionary and Thesaurus, as well as a World Atlas help make this a strong initial source for students. Now enhanced with graphics, video and other media links for even more comprehensive coverage.Britannica School editions all allow students to click on any word in an article for a definition, provide formatted citations, and let students listen to articles.
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World History in Context
Includes full-text access to a variety of reference publications, such as Encyclopedia of World History, Arts and Humanities through the Eras, and the Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library. Includes primary source material, 12.4 million full-text articles from magazines and journals, image galleries, 6,200 video clips and 83,000 audio files.Clearly identifies and sorts results into "reference," "primary source," "news," etc.All articles include formatted citations.
Religion Resources

BookStove "Christianity vs. Paganism in Beowulf"
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Religion and Philosophy Collection
Articles from magazines and journals related to religion and philosophy. Includes full text to 300 journals, mostly peer-reviewed, covering topics such as world religions, major denominations, moral philosophy, and history of philosophy. All articles include formatted citations.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library
Search over a hundred comprehensive and specialized reference books and multi-volume sets at once, in 18 standard subjects. Simple to browse or search, and all articles include citations. Sample titles included are: American Eras, Dictionary of American History, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, West's Encyclopedia of American Law, Gale Encyclopedia of Science, and Literature and Its Times. All articles include formatted citations, and can be emailed, bookmarked or printed.
War Resources

Lewis Chessman "Berserker" British Museum or Scottish Museum or The Cloisters
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War and Terrorism Collection
Access 1.7 million articles from 100 periodicals related to conflict and their causes, as well as the social and cultural impact and perception. Titles include Airport Security Report,International Peace Update, Terrorism in the United States, and World Affairs. All articles may be printed, saved, or emailed, and all articles include formatted citations.


Literary Criticism

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Literary Reference Center chichigh password
A comprehensive source for literary research - search thousands of items including 450 literary journals, 180,000 author biographies, 1500 reference works, 90,000 critical essays, 35,000 plot summaries, 700,000 book reviews, 6,000 author interviews, as well as full-text versions of 75,000 poems, 20,000 short stories and 8,000 classic texts. Also includes a literature timeline and the ability to browse authors by genre, nationality and movement. All articles can be saved, printed or emailed, and all articles include formatted citations.
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Literature Resource Center
Includes critical, biographical and bibliographical content on 155,000 authors throughout history and from around the world. Includes 75,000 critical essays, 11,000 author interviews, and 1.4 million full-text articles from more than 480 scholarly journals, and 40,000 full-text contemporary poems, short stories and plays. All articles include formatted citations.
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