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The Word Exchange: Anglo-Saxon Poems in Translation

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Featuring 123 all-new translations by seventy-four of our most celebrated poets--including Seamus Heaney, Robert Pinsky, Billy Collins, Eavan Boland, Richard Wilbur, and many others--"this brilliant anthology infuses new vigor into Old English poetry" (Library Journal). Presented in an authoritative bilingual edition, The Word Exchange is as fascinating and multivocal as the original literature it translates.

Synopsis:

"A book the many fans of Heaney's Beowulf might take home and dip into, almost at random, for years." --Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Greg Delanty is an artist-in-residence at Saint Michael's College. He lives in Burlington, Vermont.Michael Matto is an associate professor of English at Adelphi University. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.Seamus Heaney received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995; he teaches regularly at Harvard University and lives in Dublin.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393342413
Author:
Delanty, Greg
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Matto, Michael
Author:
Heaney, Seamus
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Publication Date:
20120431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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