The Origin of Violence: “Maxims I” and Beowulf

I once wrote a essay and posted it to an old EarthLink site under my married name. I’ve just discovered that it’s been cited in Jeffery Hodges’s “Cain’s Fratricide: Original Violence as ‘Original Sin’ in Beowulf” and Paola Tornaghi’s “Biblical Echoes in Exeter Gnomes.” I figured that if it’s a helpful piece, I’d repost the essay here. Apologies for formatting issues.

Author: Jacqueline A. Pollard

City Walker. Photo-taker. Lit PhD.

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