Beowulf

Beowulf

by Burton Raffel
     
 

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Beowulf is the conventional title of an Old English heroic epic poem consisting of 3182 alliterative long lines, set in Scandinavia, commonly cited as one of the most important works of Anglo-Saxon literature. It survives in a single manuscript known as the Nowell Codex. Its composition by an anonymous Anglo-Saxon poet is dated between the 8th and the early 11th… See more details below

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Beowulf is the conventional title of an Old English heroic epic poem consisting of 3182 alliterative long lines, set in Scandinavia, commonly cited as one of the most important works of Anglo-Saxon literature. It survives in a single manuscript known as the Nowell Codex. Its composition by an anonymous Anglo-Saxon poet is dated between the 8th and the early 11th century.

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ISBN-13:
9781618950130
Publisher:
Bibliotech Press
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Pages:
104
Sales rank:
190,650
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)

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