Beowulf: A Verse Translation for Students

Beowulf: A Verse Translation for Students

by Risden
     
 

Beowulf: A Verse Translation for Students offers the famed Anglo-Saxon epic in Modern English. Noted Beowulf scholar E. L. Risden has crafted a translation that is accessible even to students with no previous familiarity with medieval literature, preserving the beauty of the original verse without sacrificing accuracy. Risden’s translation presents the tale of…  See more details below

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Beowulf: A Verse Translation for Students offers the famed Anglo-Saxon epic in Modern English. Noted Beowulf scholar E. L. Risden has crafted a translation that is accessible even to students with no previous familiarity with medieval literature, preserving the beauty of the original verse without sacrificing accuracy. Risden’s translation presents the tale of the warrior Beowulf and his lifetime of intrigue, heroic deeds, and battles with monsters, and his ultimate confrontation with a dragon. Risden’s Beowulf is the exciting yarn of adventure that should electrify the imagination of every student.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016394138
Publisher:
Witan Publishing
Publication date:
01/24/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
244 KB

Meet the Author

E. L. Risden, PhD from Purdue University, is Professor of English at St. Norbert College where he teaches the early periods of British literature, Classical Myth, and linguistics. He has published many books of literary and film criticism, fiction, and poetry, including Alfgar's Stories from Beowulf.

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