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Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
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A faithful rendering that is simultaneously an original and gripping poem in its own right. —New York Times Book Review
A faithful rendering that is simultaneously an original and gripping poem in its own right. —New York Times Book Review
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Format: Textbook
ASIN: 9780393320978
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Edition language: English
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BlondeBookBee
BlondeBookBee rated it
4.0 Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
It's pretty interesting.
Thalia @ Pictures in the Words
Thalia @ Pictures in the Words rated it
4.0 Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
As a side note, I’m wondering why it’s so hard to find plain summaries of classic books. Mostly they’re just praising the author or the novel in some fashion and it’s really hard to summarize what the book is just about. But I digress.I read this for my Honors British Literature class, and surprisin...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0 Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
Re-visit via radio 4x.A king is attacked by a demon. Can anyone help? Poet Seamus Heaney reads his own translation of the great Anglo-Saxon poem.
The Page Sage
The Page Sage rated it
0.0 Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
While definitely an interesting read, considering that it's the first known piece of English literature, I can't say that I'm sorry to be done with this one.
Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookworms
Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookworms rated it
4.0 Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
Great poem showing the courage and cowardice of men. Of course, the main reason why I read this was for my class, but I am always amazed at the earlier texts and how much they still influence novels today.In Beowulf, it is pointed out that he has to fight a creature of the night, a decendant of Cai...
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