The Battle of Maldon Edited by E.V.Gordon

By: E.V.Gordon Edited

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Good. Academic Paperback. 12mo . Trade Paperback Frontis Photo of battle causeway site.This great poem in old English tells of the Saxon - Viking battle. J.R.R.Tolkien is thanked in preface by his associate E.V.Gordon for his inspiration. Here is the original text with a scholarly introduction and notes.Gordon and Tolkien of course worked together on Sir Gawain and here. Some judicial underlines and annotations Prof.Tolkien talks about this battle tradition in the 'Tolkien Reader' where he discusses the wisdom (Or lack of) in allowing the Vikings to cross the bridge unmolested for honor's sake.. Dust jacket present.

Title: The Battle of Maldon Edited by E.V.Gordon

Author Name: E.V.Gordon Edited

Categories: Norse/Anglo Saxon/ Middle English/ Elizabethan/German, J.R.R Tolkien and The Inklings,

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Publisher: England, Methuen's Old English Library: 1957

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 011390

Keywords: tolkien maldon battle saxon warfare old english norse viking battle english war saxons old english,