Beowulf: A Verse Translation

Beowulf

A Verse Translation

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ISBN10: 0393975800 ISBN13: 9780393975802 Contributors: Heaney, Seamus (Translator) Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: Dec 1 2001 Pages: 256 Weight: 0.70lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

The translation that "rides boldly through the reefs of scholarship" (The Observer) is combined with first-rate annotation. No reading knowledge of Old English is assumed. Heaney s clear and insightful introduction to Beowulf provides students with an understanding of both the poem s history in the canon and Heaney s own translation process."

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