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Beowulf, the oldest English epic

Author: Charles W Kennedy
Publisher: New York ; London : Oxford University Press, 1978, ©1940.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A lengthy introduction discussing historical background accompanies the poem about the monster slayer Beowulf.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: Beowulf, King of the Geats; Grendel, (Monster); Beowulf, King of the Geats.; Grendel, (Monster)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles W Kennedy
ISBN: 0195024354 9780195024357
OCLC Number: 4443360
Description: lxv, 121 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Beowulf.
Responsibility: translated into alliterative verse with a critical introduction by Charles W. Kennedy.
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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  Read more...

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