Beowulf by Burton RaffelBeowulf by Burton Raffel


byBurton Raffel

Paperback | August 20, 2010

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Beowulf is the conventional title of an Old English heroic epic poem consisting of 3182 alliterative long lines, set in Scandinavia, commonly cited as one of the most important works of Anglo-Saxon literature. It survives in a single manuscript known as the Nowell Codex. Its composition by an anonymous Anglo-Saxon poet is dated between the 8th and the early 11th century.
Title:BeowulfFormat:PaperbackDimensions:106 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.25 inPublished:August 20, 2010Publisher:IndoEuropeanPublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1604442980

ISBN - 13:9781604442984


Rated 1 out of 5 by from Wrong Credit for Translation This IndoEuropean Publishing edition IS NOT the 1963 Burton Raffel translation of Beowulf (a fairly accessible and more "modern" translation). It is the more archaic/dense 1910 translation by Francis Gummere. Pretty big error by the publisher
Date published: 2018-04-04