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The greatest and most important of the Anglo-Saxon epic poems, the 1200-year-old is one of the earliest pieces of literature in the English language. Though in English, the story is set in Scandinavia, where the Anglo-Saxon races lived before migration to England. It tells of the hero, Beowulf, who kills the monster Grendel after the dragonlike beast terrorizes the mead-halls, carrying off and eating the Thanes that are under Beowulf's protection. Fascinating for its story, the echoes of myth and early religion, Beowulf is critical reading for anyone interested in the blend of the Pagan and Christian traditions among the Anglo-Saxons. This edition is a readable prose translation.

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This book is a highly accurate, new prose translation of the classic Anglo-Saxon poem, Beowulf.

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E. Talbot Donaldson

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ISBN:
9780393096873
Translator:
Donaldson, E. Talbot
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Translator:
Donaldson, E. Talbot
Author:
Donaldson, E. Talbot
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Single Author *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Classics-Medieval and Renaissance General
Subject:
Anthologies-United Kingdom Poetry
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Norton Critical Editions
Publication Date:
19660531
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TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
74
Dimensions:
8.29x5.15x.21 in. .20 lbs.

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