Beowulf is one of the oldest long poems in Old English. It is considered one of the most important works in this literature. The poem is said to have been composed between 975 and 1025 AD. 266 more words
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I’m a bit of a fanatic about medieval works. I love Old High German (Nibelungenlied), Old English, and other assorted medieval languages. So it’s been a bit of an interest and obsession of mine to learn all I can about different medieval works, ever since I started reading them as a kid. 86 more words
The June issue of the Wanderer Magazine is now available online.
It includes my second column, this month exploring the use of worms and caterpillars as metaphors for corruption down the ages, from Beowulf to Isaac Rosenberg, through Shakespeare, William Browne of Tavistock, William Blake… and the Lambton Worm… 30 more words