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Beowulf ; The fight at Finnsburh

Author: Kevin Crossley-Holland; Heather O'Donoghue
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Beowulf" is an epic poem come down from Anglo-Saxon times. It celebrates the virtues of the heroic life, Hrothgar and Beowulf are beacons of wisdom and courage in a dark world of feuds, violence and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Modernized versions
Translations into English
Named Person: Beowulf, King of the Geats; Grendel, (Monster)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Crossley-Holland; Heather O'Donoghue
ISBN: 0192833200 9780192833204
OCLC Number: 39210076
Description: xxxviii, 128 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 20 cm.
Contents: INCLUDES: INTRODUCTION, TEXTUAL NOTE, BIBLIOGRAPHY, TIME CHART, GENEALOGICAL TABLES, MAP, EXPLANATORY NOTES, INDEX OF NAMES
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Fight at Finnsburh.
Beowulf.
Beowulf ; The fight at Finnsburh
Fight at Finnsburg (Anglo-Saxon poem).
Responsibility: translated by Kevin Crossley-Holland ; edited with an introduction and notes by Heather O'Donoghue.
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"The poem has at last found its translator...supremely well done.--Charles Causley

 
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