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John Gardner received wide acclaim for his novels, his collections of short stories and his critical works.  He was born in Batavia, New York in 1933 and taught English, Anglo-Saxon and creative writing in Oberlin, Chico State College, San Francisco State, Southern Illinois, Bennington and SUNY-Binghamton. His books include The Art of Fiction, The Art of Living, Grendel, Jason, and Media, The Life and Times of Chaucer, Mickelsson's Ghosts, Nickel Mountain, October Light, The resurrection, The Sunlight Dialogues, Stillness and Shadows, and various books for children.  He died in a motorcycle accident in 1982.

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Synopsis:

The Beowulf story retold from the monster's point of view reveals the darker side of human nature and values

Synopsis:

The first and most terrifying monster in English literature, from the great early epic BEOWULF, tells his side of the story.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307756787
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Subject:
Fiction : General
Creator:
Gardner John
Author:
Gardner, John
Author:
Gardner John
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American
Subject:
Epic
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fantastic fiction
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Monsters
Subject:
Beowulf
Subject:
Epic poetry, English (Old)
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Foreign Languages-German-Belletristik
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy-Historical
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19890514
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
174

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Product details 174 pages Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group - English 9780307756787 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The Beowulf story retold from the monster's point of view reveals the darker side of human nature and values
"Synopsis" by , The first and most terrifying monster in English literature, from the great early epic BEOWULF, tells his side of the story.
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