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Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Lanea - Goodreads

Read my review of the audiobook here: http://booksforears.com/2008/12/10/be... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Charlie - Goodreads

Best translation out there. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

I've read this thing like five times now. This was my second time through Heaney's translation, which (like Armitage's translation of Gawain and the Green Knight) conveniently gives the original text ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Kelly O'Dowd - Goodreads

"Past and present, God's will prevails. Hence, understanding is always best and a prudent mind. Whoever remains for ling here in this earthly life will enjoy and endure more than enough." Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - James Norton - Goodreads

Beowulf translations tend to fall into one of two camps: Olde English to the point of incomprehensibility or artsy poetic stylings to the point of absurdity. Heaney wields clean, bold Anglo-Saxon ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Shelby Wiederin - Goodreads

its about time I finished this! between work and wedding planning I feel like I never have time to read any more :( Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Bronwynne Halbert - Goodreads

I love this story I reread it all the time. This is by far the best translation out there. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Rob - Goodreads

Excellenet. stirring, visually evocative, exhilerating epic poetry. And I think Grendel is a vampire. really cool end essay by Seamus Haney at the end. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

First rate stuff here. Saw the CGI video and this is, of course, much better. I'm taking a course in the origins of English, and Beowulf is a very important example of early English. I thought perhaps ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Sandra - Goodreads

Read this four, five times maybe. Beowulf is sure to drag you into the depths of monster killing and redemption. I would buy the book if I could. Read full review


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