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Beowulf

Author: John McNamara; George Stade
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble Classics, 2005.
Series: Barnes & Noble classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Widely regarded as the first true masterpiece of English literature, Beowulf describes the thrilling adventures of a great Scandinavian warrior of the sixth century. Its lyric intensity and imaginative vitality are unparalleled and the poem has greatly influenced many important modern novelists and poets, most notably J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Beowulf.
New York : Barnes & Noble Classics, ©2005
(OCoLC)66386235
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John McNamara; George Stade
ISBN: 9781411431836 1411431839
OCLC Number: 798326845
Description: 1 online resource : map, genealogical tables.
Series Title: Barnes & Noble classics.
Responsibility: a new translation with an introduction and notes by John McNamara ; George Stade consulting editorial director.

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Widely regarded as the first true masterpiece of English literature, Beowulf describes the thrilling adventures of a great Scandinavian warrior of the sixth century. Its lyric intensity and imaginative vitality are unparalleled and the poem has greatly influenced many important modern novelists and poets, most notably J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings.

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