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Beowulf

Author: Michael Alexander
Publisher: London : Penguin Classics, 2013.
Series: Legends from the Ancient North; Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beowulf tells the epic story of the heroic Beowulf and his battles, first against the monster Grendel, who laid waste to the castle of the Danish king Hrothgar, then with Grendel's avenging mother, and finally with a dragon that threatens to devastate his homeland.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Epic poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Alexander
ISBN: 9780141393667 0141393661
OCLC Number: 858004763
Notes: Translated from the Old English.
Previoulsy published in 2003.
Description: lxiv, 136 pages : map ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Legends from the Ancient North; Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Beowulf.
Responsibility: translated with an introduction and notes by Michael Alexander.

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