1 edition of Thorkelin transcripts of Beowulf in facsimile. found in the catalog.
Thorkelin transcripts of Beowulf in facsimile.
|Series||Early English manuscripts in facsimile -- v. 1|
|Contributions||Malone, Kemp, 1889-,, Grímur Jónsson Thorkelín, 1752-1829|
|LC Classifications||PR1580 M36 1951|
Many of the best-known surviving manuscripts of Old English literature are available in facsimile editions in the series Early English Manuscripts in Facsimile, 28 vols. (Copenhagen, contains Kiernan’s book on Beowulf and a digital version of the Beowulf manuscript and the Thorkelin transcripts and other material, on two CD-ROMs. Beowulf - Autotypes Of The Unique Cotton Manuscript Vitellius A XV In The British Museum por Julius Zupitza, , disponible en Book Ratings: K.
Thorkelin’s transcripts of the manuscript in the British Museum’s Cotton Library “preserve for us hundreds of readings now lost to the manuscript because of fire-damage Thorkelin’s special interest in Beowulf, reflected in the title of his edition, De Danorum Rebus Gestis Poëma Danicum Dialecto Anglosaxonica, was that it represented for him a new. The manuscript of Beowulf, the greatest poem in the Old English language, can now be viewed online for the first time. Made around the year , most likely during the reign of King Æthelred the Unready (), this manuscript committed to parchment a tale that (in some modern scholars' opinions) had been passed down for centuries, between generations of storytellers.
Beowulf (Wyatt)/Beowulf ↑ Letters supplied in the text, but found neither in the MS. nor in Thorkelin’s transcripts, are printed within square brackets. All other deviations from the MS. are indicated in the text by the use of italics, and the reading of the MS. is given in a footnote. “What in the facsimile looks like part of. Articles in the volume include "Cult of King Alfred" by Simon Keynes, "What use are the Thorkelin transcripts of Beowulf" by Johan Gerritsen, "Anti-Judaism in Aelfric's Lives of Saints" by Andrew P. Scheil, "King Alfred's ships" by M. J. Swanton, "Unfulfilled promise: the rubrics of the Old English proses Genesis" by Benjamin C. Withers, "The Author: Michael Lapidge.
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See The Thorkelin Transcripts of Beowulf in Facsimile, pp. C and B respectively. Harvey Wood argues (pp. ) that the title page for A was originally the one for B, but A's page is too large (c. 19cm wide x 25cm long, counting the strip along the binding) to have been in B (c.
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Thorkelin transcripts in this, the first volume of the series, is masterly and admirable in almost every way.
It is not made very clear why the Thorkelin transcripts should have been chosen to open the venture rather than the Beowulf MS.
itself, since photographs of the original are vastly more needed than of its eighteenth-century copies. Transcripts of Beowulf in Facsimile, EEMF 1 (Copenhagen, )), where several of the points now made afresh can already be found.
Kevin Kiernan's The Thorkelin Transcripts of Beowulf Anglistica 25 (Copenhagen, ) should not be used without expert verification at source.
See The Thorkelin Transcripts of Beowulf in Facsimile, edited by Kemp Malone, EEMF (Copenhagen, ), pp. B and C. 4 The Summa expensarum is the second prefixed leaf, verso, of the codex. For a reproduction of the page and a discussion see Kiernan, Beowulf and the Beowulf Manuscript (New Brunswick, ; reprinted ), pp.
78–80; hereafter. readings from the thorkelin transcripts of beowulf (bound offprint from pmla: publications of the modern language association of america, volume lxiv, number 5) [kemp malone] on *free* shipping on qualifying offers.
readings from the thorkelin transcripts of beowulf (bound offprint from pmla: publications of the modern language association of americaAuthor: KEMP MALONE. Title The Thorkelin transcripts of Beowulf in facsimile / edited by Kemp Malone. Publication Details Copenhagen: Rosenkilde and Bagger, Physical Description 1 v.(in various pagings) ; 32 cm.
Series Title Early English manuscripts in facsimile ; v. 1 Subject (Uniform Title) Beowulf Manuscripts. G.J. Thorkelin, an Anglo-Saxonist from Iceland, and a hired scribe made two transcripts of Beowulf in It was not until the next century that the British Museum went about systematically repairing the books damaged by the fire.
By that time, much of the text of Beowulf had crumbled away from the edges of the pages. ByCotton Vitellius A. was rebound. Abstract. Grímur Jónsson Thorkelín (–), the Icelandic first editor of the Beowulf manuscript, had an unusual career that explains much about his edition.
Thorkelín’s rise in the world of Danish scholarship was fast and culminated in a successful journey to Britain to look for documents relevant to Danish by: 3. InThorkelin produced the first edition of the Beowulf poem using his trasncripts, and subtitled A Danish Poem in Anglo-Saxon Dialect Concerning Danish Events of the Third and Fourth Centuries.
The transcripts have been used by. the bombardment, the Beowulf transcripts wer e not, and Bülow subsequently deter- mined to have Thorkelin complete work on the edition and tr anslation (). An image archive is fundamentally different from a text archive, comparable in some respects to the distinction between Kemp Malone's facsimile editions of the Nowell Codex and the Thorkelin Transcripts and Frederick Klaeber's edition of Beowulf.
Imagine, however, a situation in which Malone had all of the photographs of the Nowell Codex and. It also includes linked images of many hundreds of readings hidden by the nineteenth-century paper frames; the complete eighteenth-century Thorkelin transcripts of Beowulf in the Danish Royal Library; and two early nineteenth-century collations (one by John Conybeare inand one by Sir Frederic Madden in ) of the first edition by.
The exact date of Thorkelin's transcript of Beowulf is in itself a matter of little consequence. Yet the date and reliability of the transcripts are central to our understanding of the transmission and foundation of the text of Beowulf in modern times.
A general chronology for the Thorkelin transcripts — the sequence of copying, as well as the sequence of proofreading and of. F.J. Furnivall's letter to the Royal Library, Copenhagen, asking that the Thorkelin transcripts of 'Beowulf' be sent to London for the use of Julius Zupitza Article Sep The Thorkelin transcripts of Beowulf in facsimile () Copenhagen: Rosenkilde and Bagger, Beowulf, the oldest English epic.
Translated into alliterative verse, with a critical introduction by Charles W. Kennedy. In Thorkelin and a copyist made two transcripts of the manuscript, which had been damaged in the Ashburnham House fire ofas the basis for this edition; in some cases, the Thorkelin transcripts represent the only record of what has been lost from the text, since the manuscript has decayed considerably since Thorkelin's visit.
The transcripts are reproduced in Early English Manuscripts in Facsimile. The discs provide access to digital color facsimiles of all Cotton Ms. Vitellius including hundreds of restored readings covered by the binding, Thorkelin transcripts, 2 copies of Thorkelin's first edition with Conybeare's and Madden's 19th century collations, glossarial index, a new edition and transcription (with search facilities Author: Michael Lines.
‘Beowulf’ is an Old English text, which is found in only one early manuscript, the Nowell Codex. The manuscript is in poor condition, and parts of it are only legible with the assistance of a transcript taken in the eighteenth century (the Thorkelin Transcript).
In The Thorkelin Transcripts of Beowulf (hereafter TTB), I came to the conclusion that it was often impossible to judge the authority of these readings in Thorkelin B, because of Thorkelin’s practice of editing, both as he transcribed and after he no longer had access to the manuscript.
To illustrate the potential for uncertainty I listed a number of readings from the damaged edges where Thorkelin .The edition is truly “full service” in offering facsimile, edition, translation, and various aids for the general reader, the student, and the scholar.
User guide included. Available for purchase online. Malone, Kemp, ed. The Thorkelin Transcripts of Beowulf in Facsimile. Early English Manuscripts in Facsimile 1.
20 See the apparatus criticus in Orchard, Pride and Prodigies: Wonders of the East, c. 5 n. a–a; cc. 33–7 are totally omitted by Scribe judge from the layout of the text, however, it is probable that the omission of cc. 33–7 is due to physical loss rather than scribal oversight: the present second quire (fols.
–9) is a quire of six, and the simplest explanation Cited by: