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Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Randy - Goodreads

If I had not known the plot before I started, I may not have understood a word. What I need is a modern English translation, and I will be glad to read it again. As I understand, Beowulf killed ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation (Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library #3)

User Review  - Serahae - Goodreads

Read in the Norton Anthology (8th edition). Liked it. Much more readable than the translation I had in HS. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation (Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library #3)

User Review  - Logan - Goodreads

Read this the first two weeks of English 12. It was pretty good, not my favorite, not the worst. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Brandon James - Goodreads

Well, I read it. I don't believe there's much to say about Beowulf, other than I'm glad I finally made my way through it. It's the granddaddy of every D&D campaign, full of monsters and mead and names ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Sean Higgins - Goodreads

My first time, though I can't imagined how many times it may have been assigned. I'm still learning to put my poetry pants on one line at a time, but I think I mostly enjoyed it. Was very surprised ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

Not being able to read Old English, I can comment little on Seamus Heaney's translation. I can say that it was unobtrusively poetic -- it didn't seem too intent on either vulgarizing or overworking ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Sabra Housley - Goodreads

Beowulf was quite exiting. It was mostly in poetic form, however, a story lies beneath. It was very hard to understand, however, but once through it, it was quite satisfing. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Eddy Allen - Goodreads

cc: The national bestseller and winner of the Whitbread Award. Composed toward the end of the first millennium, Beowulf is the classic Northern epic of a hero's triumphs as a young warrior and his ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Brandy - Goodreads

Would prefer to give 3.5 stars, but alas. I very much enjoy the first 2/3 of the work, and am pretty ambivalent about the last 1/3. I really don't know what to say about this one that hasn't been said ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Casey - Goodreads

I thought it was a good classic and think that if you are looking for a classic for yourself or your class to read this book shows the characteristics of a hero in a well written English epic. :D Read full review


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