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Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Luke Hooper - Goodreads

Good translation. Fun fight scenes. I felt a little bored after grendel. Things picked up again with the dragon. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Darby - Goodreads

Is maturity appreciating books I used to hate upon forced re-reading? If so, I think I'm starting to make progress on the grown-up business. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Megan Morreale - Goodreads

Contemporary poetry never grips me, but epic poetry I have always found entertaining. It is not for the faint of heart, and requires and approach like a giant puzzle. Written more than a thousand ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Todd - Goodreads

I read this because of my love for Tolkien's work. I knew that Beowulf was an important inspiration for Tolkien so I wanted to get to the roots of Middle Earth. There are parts that Tolkien straight ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Jeremy Higgins - Goodreads

I read Beowulf in translation, in the Oxford Anthology of English Literature. This version, Zi can say for sure, doesn't match. Sometimes Heaney seems to be going off one; he changes the rhythm ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Andrew O - Goodreads

For some reason I just can't get into old epic stories. I never feel anything for the characters and find the stories a bit boring. This was better than than the Odyssey, but it just didn't grab me and totally cold my attention. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Adriana Alarcon - Goodreads

In the book "Beowulf " by Seamus Heaney talks about a hero and great warrior. The story there's a hero that is fearless, and willing to risk his life for the good of the good of his people. Grendel is ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Peytyn - Goodreads

Great story! Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Sara Snelling - Goodreads

Can appreciate the language- margin translations completely necessary. Subject matter I would think appropriate for a prepubescent boy- monsters in a village/vikings, etc. Not sure why we all have to ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Anthony - Goodreads

I read 「Beowulf」 during my sophomore year in high school. I'm quite sure it wasn't this translation because the one I read was from an anthology of British literature; nevertheless, the story is incomparable; a true classic. Read full review


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