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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

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Chris Kalbach - Goodreads

Classic piece of Old English literature. Great story, I just wish the movies would follow the actual story. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Renee - Goodreads

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Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Rob - Goodreads

Hearing the Irish translator read this book was like listening to an old storyteller by a fire in a tavern. The classic tale and its theme of providence warrant another read. Read full review


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