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Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Bronwyn - Goodreads

The tag goodreads has is that it's by "Anonymous" but the translation is by Seamus Heaney and his name is on the spine, so I've filed it under "author ai" for that reason. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Kevin Gillette - Goodreads

I wasn't interested so much in the Beowulf epic as I was interested in seeing how much of the original Old English I could actually read, armed only with fluency in English and marginal competency in German. This was the version I had at hand, and it was fine for this exercise. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Selena - Goodreads

I was only half-paying attention to this, but I was talking to a friend well-versed on Beowulf so he filled me in. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Sameeha Jahangir - Goodreads

Storytelling is essentially in a reverse order for me starting with the Harry Potter series and then moving on to the Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit and The Odyssey and finally Beowulf. Though not ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Rebekah Maddack - Goodreads

Beowulf is a classic, and Seamus Heaney has turned it into a very readable one. This edition is very nice because it has the original Old English on the left hand page. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Rebekah - Goodreads

One of the earliest pieces of epic medieval literature Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Cynthia - Goodreads

First time I have read it. Amazing to read of the endeavor to translate. Very impressive. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Thomas O'keefe - Goodreads

Beowulf by Unknown is a story about a young warrior named Beowulf who goes to Denmark accompanied by a small group of men, because he has heard of the demon Grendel and wants the challenge of killing ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Tyler Goehler - Goodreads

The Anglo Saxon epic, most likely written in the end of the first millennium, tells the story of a great adventurer, with unmatched strength, who travels to assist the Danes, who are being slaughtered ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Ashley - Goodreads

I first read this book during my junior year of high school, and I must say that if anyone else is unfortunate enough to have to experience it at that time, to please give it another chance after you ... Read full review


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