Beowulf

Beowulf

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The story of one man's triumph over a legendary monster, Beowulf marks the beginning of Anglo-Saxon literature as we know it today.

This Enriched Classic includes:

• A concise introduction that gives readers important background information

• A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context

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Overview

The story of one man's triumph over a legendary monster, Beowulf marks the beginning of Anglo-Saxon literature as we know it today.

This Enriched Classic includes:

• A concise introduction that gives readers important background information

• A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context

• An outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations

• Detailed explanatory notes

• Critical analysis and modern perspectives on the work

• Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction

• A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience

Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential.

Series edited by Cynthia Brantley Johnson

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"The way [Rosalyn Landor] phrases the majestic syntax makes this a more accessible version of the seminal classic." —AudioFile

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416500377
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Publication date:
06/28/2005
Series:
Enriched Classics Series
Edition description:
Enriched Classic
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
880,443
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.60(d)

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"The way [Rosalyn Landor] phrases the majestic syntax makes this a more accessible version of the seminal classic." —-AudioFile

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