Annotations for Beowulf : The Oldest English Epic


Baker & Taylor
A lengthy introduction discussing historical background accompanies the poem about the monster slayer Beowulf

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Oxford University Press
This new poetic translation brings the earliest extant English poem closer to the modern reader. Kennedy offers a translation in alliterative verse, based on Klaeber's text, of the Old English Beowulf, and provides a brief critical introduction which reviews literary and cultural discussions of the poem.

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