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Beowulf : an imitative translation

Author: Ruth P M Lehmann
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A modern translation of the Anglo-Saxon poem, attempts to portray the alliteration and rhythm of the original.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beowulf. English (Lehmann).
Beowulf.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1988
(OCoLC)582095622
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth P M Lehmann
ISBN: 0292707681 9780292707689 0292707711 9780292707719
OCLC Number: 17803842
Description: 119 pages : illustrations, map, genealogical table ; 23 cm
Contents: The poem --
The dane's story : scyldings shelter scyld --
Grendel's coming : danes, danger, daring --
A grieving mother's vengeance : monster --
mother of the mere --
The last victory : the dragon and death.
Other Titles: Beowulf.
Responsibility: by Ruth P.M. Lehmann.
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Preserves both the story line of the poem and the alliterative versification of the Anglo-Saxon original. This title gives a summary of the poem's plot, touching on the important themes of obligation  Read more...

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"A stunning accomplishment, Ruth P. M. Lehmann's Beowulf . . . consistently impressive and reliable, an authentic voicing of traditional verse animated by the vigor of Lehmann's word choice, Read more...

 
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