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Bessinger, Jess B.

Overview
Works: 81 works in 329 publications in 4 languages and 6,726 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Concordances  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Bibliography  Dictionaries  History  Romances  Fiction  Narrative poetry 
Roles: Author, Performer, Editor, Narrator, Honoree, Other, Adapter
Classifications: PR1870.A1, 821.1
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Most widely held works about Jess B Bessinger
 
Most widely held works by Jess B Bessinger
A concordance to Beowulf by Jess B Bessinger( Book )

22 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approaches to teaching Beowulf( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays which offer various approaches to teaching the epic poem "Beowulf", placing it in historical, political, philosophical, and aesthetical contexts
Essential articles for the study of Old English poetry by Jess B Bessinger( Book )

11 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short dictionary of Anglo-Saxon poetry : in a normalized early West-Saxon orthography by Jess B Bessinger( Book )

46 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author has attempted to cover the vocabulary of the whole corpus of Anglo-Saxon verse and make the word-list as broadly useful as possible for the general student of Anglo-Saxon literature
The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Recording )

40 editions published between 1961 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes The general Prologue through the Wife of Bath; The general Prologue the Parson to the Conclusion; Prologue to the Parson's Tale; Chaucer's retraction
Franciplegius; medieval and linguistic studies in honor of Francis Peabody Magoun, Jr by Jess B Bessinger( Book )

9 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concordance to the Anglo-Saxon poetic records by Jess B Bessinger( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and English, Old and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroic poetry in the Anglo-Saxon period : studies in honor of Jess B. Bessinger, Jr.( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval studies in honor of Lillian Herlands Hornstein( Book )

7 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf and other Anglo-Saxon poetry by Beowulf( Recording )

8 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proceedings by Yorktown Heights, NY, 1964 Literary Data Processing Conference( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetry of Geoffrey Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer( Recording )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval and linguistic studies in honor of Francis Peabody Magoun, Jr. by Jess B Bessinger( Book )

15 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the English language; a discourse with illustrative passages by Diane Bornstein( Recording )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminds students that the sounds, forms, and vocabulary of the English language have changed very much over the centuries. Gives excellent examples of alliterative poems of the Old English and Middle English periods. Also gives examples of Early Modern English and of Colonial American English
Dialogues from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight( Recording )

5 editions published in 1965 in 3 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf by Jess B Bessinger( Recording )

8 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in English, Old and English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the epic poem, Beowulf, and other examples of early English poetry
Dialogues from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Dialogues from Pearl( Recording )

1 edition published in 1965 in English, Middle and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf, Caedmon's hymn and other Old English poems by Jess B Bessinger( Recording )

6 editions published between 1962 and 1970 in English, Old and English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the epic poem, Beowulf, and other examples of early English poetry
Dialogues from Pearl( Recording )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf Caedmon's hymn ; The Dream of the rood ; The wanderer ; The battle of Brunan Berg ; A wife's lament( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English, Old and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Approaches to teaching Beowulf
Alternative Names
Balsor Bessinger, Jess 1921-

Bessinger, J. B.

Bessinger, J. B. 1921-

Bessinger, J. B. (Jess B.), 1921-

Bessinger, Jess B.

Bessinger, Jess B. 1921-

Bessinger, Jess B. 1921-1994

Bessinger, Jess B. 1921- Jr

Bessinger, Jess B. Jr

Bessinger, Jess B., Jr., 1921-

Bessinger, Jess Balsor 1921-

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BeowulfBeowulf Caedmon's hymn ; The Dream of the rood ; The wanderer ; The battle of Brunan Berg ; A wife's lament