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Beowulf

Author: Benedict Flynn; Crawford Logan
Publisher: [Franklin, Tenn.] : Naxos AudioBooks, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The oldest long poem in Old English, written about 1000 A.D., Beowulf tells the story of a great warrior in Southern Scandinavia in both youth and maturity. The monster Grendel terrorises the Scyldings of Hrothgar's Danish Kingdom until Beowulf defeats him. As a result he has to face her enraged mother. Beowulf dies after a battle against a fierce dragon. The tale is powerfully performed here by Crawford Logan in a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Adaptations
Fiction
Epic poetry
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)74330920
Material Type: Document, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Benedict Flynn; Crawford Logan
OCLC Number: 148034946
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 2:24:08.
Performer(s): Read by Crawford Logan.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 34520 KB; MP3 file size: 67666 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other Titles: Beowulf.
Responsibility: new translation by Benedict Flynn.

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The oldest long poem in Old English, written about 1000 A.D., Beowulf tells the story of a great warrior in Southern Scandinavia in both youth and maturity. The monster Grendel terrorises the Scyldings of Hrothgar's Danish Kingdom until Beowulf defeats him. As a result he has to face her enraged mother. Beowulf dies after a battle against a fierce dragon. The tale is powerfully performed here by Crawford Logan in a lively modern translation from the original West Saxon dialect.

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