Teaching Beowulf in its Manuscript Context

Draws on my experience of teaching the poem in Cork to suggest some ways in which students of different levels can be introduced to medieval manuscripts and manuscript textuality through the Beowulf manuscript.

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Reference: Mark Faulkner, ‘Teaching Beowulf in its Manuscript Context’, in Teaching Beowulf in the Twenty-First Century eds. Howell D. Chickering, Allen J. Frantzen and Robert F. Yeager (Tempe: ACMRS, 2014), 169-75.