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Beowulf: A New Translation

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3 out of 5
Based on 107,027 Ratings and 3,010 Reviews

Book Description
Composed toward the end of the first millennium of our era, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, later, from Grendel's mother. He then returns to his own country and dies in old age in a vivid fight against a dragon. The poem is about encountering the monstrous, defeating it, and th... More
Book Information
PublisherFaber & Faber Children's Books
BindingHardcover (34 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages112
ISBN-100571203426
ISBN-13978-0571203420
Publication Date02/07/2000
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About Seamus Heaney (Author, Translator) : Seamus Heaney is a published author, editor, and a translator of young adult books. Some of the published credits of Seamus Heaney include Rattle Bag: An Anthology of Poetry, Station Island, Field Wor... more
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