Beowulf: The Oldest English Epic

Beowulf: The Oldest English Epic

by Oxford University Press, USA
     
 

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This new poetic translation brings the earliest extant English poem closer to the modern reader. Kennedy offers a translation in alliterative verse, based on Klaeber's text, of the Old English Beowulf, and provides a brief critical introduction which reviews literary and cultural discussions of the poem.

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This new poetic translation brings the earliest extant English poem closer to the modern reader. Kennedy offers a translation in alliterative verse, based on Klaeber's text, of the Old English Beowulf, and provides a brief critical introduction which reviews literary and cultural discussions of the poem.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195024357
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/19/1978
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
602,471
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 5.38(h) x 0.40(d)

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