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Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Maan Kawas - Goodreads

An amazing epic poem and a masterpiece of the Old English poetry, which is considered the oldest surviving poem! It was written in England but its events take place in Scandinavia, basically in ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Janelle - Goodreads

It's worth reading the introduction before beginning. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Luke Stoltzfoos - Goodreads

Probably one of my favorite ever works. A very good story told in an interesting way. I just wish I could have read it in its original alliteration! I loved the authorial opinion spread throughout, the imagination intertwined with the historical/biblical facts.... Beautiful to me! Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Cathy - Goodreads

Fantastic, vivid and lively translation. Heaney gets across all of the excitement and bluster in his language without ever sounding archaic. Indeed there are some decidedly modern words and phrases in ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - David Bates - Goodreads

At first, I doubted this translation. It was puzzling - I have a lot of respect for Heaney's poetry - I couldn't figure out why when I started reading this translation it seemed so mediocre. Here's ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Paul Mitchell - Goodreads

Absorbing. Compelling. Exactly what I wanted when I said, "I need to re-read Beowulf." May Heaney rest in peace! Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Paul Mitchell - Goodreads

Absorbing. Compelling. Exactly what I wanted when I said, "I need to re-read Beowulf." May Heaney rest in peace! Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Michael Higgins - Goodreads

There are very few stories that were forced down my throat in High School and College I actually enjoyed, fewer still was there one that I read repeatedly afterwards. Beowulf is one of those stories ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - MC Easton - Goodreads

Well, of course it's five stars. It's Beowulf. Nearly 20 years between readings, and it only gets better. Not only is this essentially the prequel to The Hobbit and the first appearance of "Gray-Beard ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - ♥Moon ♥Love ♥Stars ♥Imagination - Goodreads

Beowulf: A New Verse Translation "When land the Wanderers spied: they saw the Sea-cliffs glisten bright, And the steep Mountain's dizzy height, And the ocean Nesses wide, And now the Sea is safely ... Read full review


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