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Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Pat - Goodreads

After teaching the Burton Raffle translation for years, this seems very fresh. Also, Heaney's introduction is awesome. I also like the bilingual edition. It's a helpful reminder of how much the English language has evolved. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Catherine - Goodreads

This book was a required ready for my AP english class in high school. Once my teacher taught me how to translate it, I really enjoyed it. It's non stop adventure and timeless. Everyone should read it. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Metta Lansdale - Goodreads

This was gory, scary, awesome. Listen to the audio as read by Seamus Heaney Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Ralbers - Goodreads

An excellent, readable translation. A good read for those that respect the language and its history. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Jackie Cheung - Goodreads

I did not like this book because it was very confusing to me. Also the book is written as a big poem so it made it more confusing to me. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Allen K - Goodreads

Hwaet. I'm thinking high school English -- definitely multiple classes in college. It helped explain the guy in Battle of the Brains nicknamed Grendel. Well, it didn't explain him so much as identify his origins. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Coltenmc - Goodreads

Beowulf killed Grendle which made his mom go on a rampage and stole gredles arm from beowulf which he considered it a trophy for defeating him but Beowulf killed her by decappitating her and wnet and cut off gredles head for a new trophy. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - David - Goodreads

I read the old translation in high school. I really need to read this new translation, I hear it makes the text much more accessible. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Kevin Albrecht - Goodreads

(The audio book of this is recommended by The Slate Political Gabfest.) Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Lizzard3807 - Goodreads

Such a great book, full of places to stop and think and it is just amazing, suck a classic! Read full review


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