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William Shakespeare, Macbeth
Holinshed’s Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland
Saxo Grammaticus, Gesta Danorum
Albert H. Tolman. “Notes on Macbeth.” PMLA 11.2 (1896): 200-219.
Bertha S. Phillpotts. “Wyrd and Providence in Anglo-Saxon Thought.” Essays and Studies by Members of the English Association 13 (1928): 7-27.
Jon C. Kasik. “The Use of the Term Wyrd in Beowulf and the Conversion of the Anglo-Saxons” Neophilologus 63 (1979): 128-135.
C. Tidmarsh Major. “Christian Wyrd: Syncretism in Beowulf.” ELN 32.3 (1995): 1-10.
Susanne Weil. “Grace under Pressure: “Hand-Words,” Wyrd, and Free Will in Beowulf.” Pacific Coast Philology 24 (1989): 94-104.
Richard North. “‘Wyrd’ and ‘Wearð’ in Beowulf.” Leeds Studies in English 25 (1994): 69-82.
Alan H. Roper. “Boethius and the Three Fates of Beowulf.” Philological Quarterly 41 (1962): 386-400.
B.J. Timmer. “Wyrd in Anglo-Saxon Prose and Poetry” Neophilologus 26 (1941): 24-33, 213-228.
Paul C. Bauschatz, The Well and the Tree: World and Time in Early Germanic Culture (U of Massachusetts P, 1982).
E.G. Stanley, Imagining the Anglo-Saxon Past (D.S. Brewer, 2000)
Mark Sundaram, The Conceptualisation of Futurity in Old English (diss. 2003)
Rudolf Simek, Dictionary of Northern Mythology (D.S. Brewer, 1993)
John Lindow, Norse Mythology: A Guide to the Gods, Heroes, Rituals, and Beliefs (OUP 2001)
Andy Orchard, Cassell’s Dictionary of Norse Myth & Legend (Cassell, 1997)
Heather O’Donoghue, English Poetry and Old Norse Myth (OUP, 2014)



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