Beowulf : a verse translation (Book, 2019) [Union University]
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Beowulf : a verse translation

Beowulf : a verse translation

Author: Seamus Heaney; Daniel Donoghue
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton and Company, 2019.
Series: A Norton critical edition
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : Second editionView all editions and formats

"Accomplishes what before now had seemed impossible: a faithful rendering that is simultaneously an original and gripping poem in its own right." -New York Times Book Review

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seamus Heaney; Daniel Donoghue
ISBN: 9780393938371 0393938379
OCLC Number: 1088920409
Notes: Translated from the Old English.
Description: 1 volume
Series Title: A Norton critical edition
Other Titles: Beowulf.
Responsibility: translated by Seamus Heaney ; edited by Daniel Donoghue.
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"Magnificent, breathtaking... Heaney has created something imperishable and great that is stainless-stainless, because its force as poetry makes it untouchable by the claw of literalism: it lives Read more...

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Pretty fun to read even in class!

by corallydeer (WorldCat user published 2021-03-05) Very Good Permalink

I had to read this classic a few years ago as part of a class! A lot of people really struggle with classical literature and translated, ancient poetry, but Beowulf was honestly a really fun read. It reads just like if it was relayed to you by a bard or storyteller. I highly recommend what I did,...
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