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Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Dalya Bordman - Goodreads

Beowulf isn't exactly my favorite work of literature, however, it is an adventurous and fun piece to read. It is a typical story of good defeating evil and depicts exciting battle scenes. What I ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Renee - Goodreads

Another high school read that I dont really remember liking. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Janet - Goodreads

I read this in 11th grade. I remember nothing about it. I do remember that we greatly disliked our teacher and that one day one of my fellow students threw his book out the window and the entire class ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Abbi Dion - Goodreads

reviewing beowulf seems wrong. the only thing i will say is: vivid. amazing to think about these people, alive, in the 8th century (more or less), feasting before death. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Iowa City Public Library - Goodreads

I never expected to read Beowulf, figuring it was a semester long project involving more Old English than I cared to learn. Still, I liked the movie pretty well, and found that Nobel winner Seamus ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Silvana - Goodreads

Beowulf is the name of the personage in the epic poem that carries the same name. This poem was probably written ten centuries ago. It is classic Anglo-Saxon literature. This epic poem is mainly ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Jenn - Goodreads

than one semester. I hate Beowulf. Seriously. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

Classic! My question is what happened to men like Beowulf? I could use one... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

It doesn't seem fair to rate this pillar of Western literature in the same way that I would a modern-day novel or book of poetry. I appreciate the impact that this epic has had on the western literary ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Helena Corder - Goodreads

I love Beowulf, and I decided to go through it again during this break. So glad I did, too--Heaney's translation is even better the tenth time through. Gosh this is a beautiful poem. Read full review


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