Beowulf

byRoberta AnonymousTranslated byBurton Raffel Introduction byBurton Raffel

June 3, 2008|
Beowulf by Roberta Anonymous
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Before there was Game of Thrones, there was Beowulf...
 
SONG OF BATTLE AND KINGS
 
Beowulf is one of the earliest extant poems in a modern European language, composed in England before the Norman Conquest. As a social document this great epic poem is invaluable—reflecting a feudal world of heroes and monsters, blood and victory, life and death. As a work of art, it is unique. Beowulf rings with beauty, power, and artistry that have kept it alive for a thousand years. The noble simplicity of Beowulf''s anonymous Anglo-Saxon singer is recaptured in this vivid translation by Burton Raffel.
 
Translated and with an Introduction by Burton Raffel
and an Afterword by Roberta Frank
Translator Burton Raffel has taught English, classics, and comparative literature at universities in the United States, Israel, and Canada. His books include translations of Beowulf, The Complete Poetry and Prose of Chairil Anwar, From the Vietnamese, Ten Centuries of Poetry, The Complete Poetry of Osip Emilevich Mandelstam (with Alla ...
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Title:Beowulf
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:176 pages, 6.75 X 4.19 X 0.45 in
Shipping dimensions:176 pages, 6.75 X 4.19 X 0.45 in
Published:June 3, 2008
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780451530967

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