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Beowulf: A Prose Translation: Backgrounds and Contexts, Criticism (Norton Critical Edition)

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Accurate and literally faithful, the Donaldson translation conveys the full meaning and spirit of the original. "Backgrounds and Contexts" provides readers with the historical, linguistic, and literary settings of , including Robert C. Hughes on the origins of the Old English language, E. Talbot Donaldson's presentation of the major features of Old English poetry, new material on 's tribes and genealogies, three maps, and a facsimile illustration of the manuscript. "Criticism" collects seven new and wide-ranging interpretations of by Fred C. Robinson, Roberta Frank, John D. Niles, Michael Lapidge, Joyce Hill, Helen Bennett, and Nicholas Howe. A Glossary of Proper Names and a Selected Bibliography are included.

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The text of this edition of is based on the highly regarded Donaldson prose translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic poem.

Synopsis:

'\'The text of this edition of Beowulfis based on the highly regarded Donaldson prose translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic poem.\\n

\''

About the Author

Nicholas Howe was Director of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies and Professor of English at The Ohio State University. He was the author of The Old English Catalogue Poems: A Study in Poetic Form, Migration, and Mythmaking in Anglo-Saxon England, Writing the Map of Anglo-Saxon England, and of the Yale Guide to Old English Literature.E. Talbot Donaldson

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393974065
Editor:
Howe, Nicholas
Author:
Donaldson, E. Talbot
Editor:
Howe, Nicholas
Author:
Howe, Nicholas
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
Heroes
Subject:
Monsters
Subject:
Dragons
Subject:
Scandinavia
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Beowulf
Subject:
Heroes in literature
Subject:
Epic poetry, English
Subject:
Monsters in literature
Subject:
Dragons in literature.
Subject:
Classics-Medieval and Renaissance General
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
Norton Critical Edition
Series Volume:
no. WQ-95-74.
Publication Date:
19981131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Maps and illustrations
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.44x5.10x.45 in. .53 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The text of this edition of is based on the highly regarded Donaldson prose translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic poem.
"Synopsis" by , '\'The text of this edition of Beowulfis based on the highly regarded Donaldson prose translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic poem.\\n

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