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Beowulf.

Author: Burton Raffel; Leonard Baskin; Richard Hendel
Publisher: Amherst, University of Massachusetts Press, 1971 [©1963]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This translation of the ninth-century epic poem, considered the first great work of English literature, was originally intended for non-native speakers of English with the intention of reducing difficulties present in the Old English style.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Dust jackets
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beowulf. English.
Beowulf.
Amherst, University of Massachusetts Press, 1971 [©1963]
(OCoLC)560592383
Named Person: Beowulf, King of the Geats; Beowulf, King of the Geats.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Burton Raffel; Leonard Baskin; Richard Hendel
OCLC Number: 221659
Notes: Designed by Richard Hendel.
Description: xxii, 102 pages illustrations 32 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Postscript: 1971 --
Beowulf --
Afterword: On translating Beowulf --
Glossary of names --
Genealogies.
Other Titles: Beowulf.
Responsibility: Translated, with an introd. & afterword, by Burton Raffel. Drawings by Leonard Baskin.

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This translation of the ninth-century epic poem, considered the first great work of English literature, was originally intended for non-native speakers of English with the intention of reducing difficulties present in the Old English style.

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