Beowulf: A New Translation for Oral Delivery

Beowulf: A New Translation for Oral Delivery

by Ringler
     
 

ISBN-10: 087220894X

ISBN-13: 9780872208940

Pub. Date: 09/25/2007

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.

Dick Ringler's deceptively simple translation captures the rhythm, movement, and power of the original Old English poem while employing a fluid modern English style and a relatively spare vocabulary. His generous Introduction, a lively yet masterly guide to the work, along with his translations of three shorter Old English poems elucidate a major English text

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Dick Ringler's deceptively simple translation captures the rhythm, movement, and power of the original Old English poem while employing a fluid modern English style and a relatively spare vocabulary. His generous Introduction, a lively yet masterly guide to the work, along with his translations of three shorter Old English poems elucidate a major English text almost as well-known for its subtlety and intricacy as it is for its monsters and heroes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872208940
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/25/2007
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

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