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Beowulf

Author: Seamus Heaney; George Guidall; Recorded Books, LLC.; Playaway Digital Audio.; Findaway World, LLC.
Publisher: [Solon, Ohio] : Playaway Digital Audio ; Prince Frederick, MD : [Distributed exclusively by] Recorded Books, LLC : [Manufactured by] Findaway World, LLC, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Sound recording   Computer File : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Written a thousand years ago, this long poem is the very first surviving piece of English literature. Join Beowulf, a young warrior, as he achieves glory by fighting and killing three fantastic monsters. This new translation, by the Nobel laureate poet Seamus Heaney, offers modern readers an accessible, intensely dramatic text. It amply demonstrates why this epic has spread its influence over more than a millennium  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Poetry
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording
Document Type: Sound Recording, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Seamus Heaney; George Guidall; Recorded Books, LLC.; Playaway Digital Audio.; Findaway World, LLC.
ISBN: 9781436149051 1436149053
OCLC Number: 232963267
Language Note: Text in English and Old English.
Notes: Title from container.
"Playaway. Audiobooks. Pre-loaded and portable."--Container.
Release date supplied by publisher.
Previously released by Recorded Books, LLC, p2004.
In container (21 x 13 x 3 cm.) with earphones.
Performer(s): Narrated by George Guidall.
Description: 1 sound media player (4 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Other Titles: Beowulf.
Responsibility: translated by Seamus Heaney.

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Written a thousand years ago, this long poem is the very first surviving piece of English literature. Join Beowulf, a young warrior, as he achieves glory by fighting and killing three fantastic monsters. This new translation, by the Nobel laureate poet Seamus Heaney, offers modern readers an accessible, intensely dramatic text. It amply demonstrates why this epic has spread its influence over more than a millennium of literature.

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