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Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Reading Reader - Goodreads

Look: I'm not reviewing Beowulf -- I'm reviewing Seamus Heaney's work of translation and re-poetry. Beowulf itself stands alone, above simple 'review'. It can be studied, analyzed, deconstructed ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Bella - Goodreads

A favourite of mine and i love this edition. Seamus Heaney, i have a lot of respect for him and enjoy all his work. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Rosiland - Goodreads

Love this story. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Sabo3 - Goodreads

Always love rereading Beowulf with the class. Dragging Juniors through this epic is not as hard as it seems. Once they see how BA Beowulf is they dig in and love it. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - K - Goodreads

Ughach. I never thought I'd pine for Odysseus, but he is *so* much more my favourite hero from an epic poem than Beowulf. Whatever, dude. Though the Old English was fun as hell. Especially the part where I MATCHED PHRASES FROM THE LORD OF THE RINGS TO IT. HA! Ah, Tolkien. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Dara Potvin - Goodreads

Extremely intricate 3000 and some odd lines/verses of this poem/story - wonderful to read when studying Scandinavian and Anglo-Saxon literature and oral history. The mystical is not mythical. Read this when studying England during the Middle Ages. Loved it. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Ambrose Miles - Goodreads

I have for some time now wanted to read Beowulf and poetry by Seamus Heaney. Here, I've read both in one book. I thought the verse translation by Heaney was amazing, but then it is the only ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Ed - Goodreads

Splendid Read full review

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

User Review  - Matthew - Goodreads

I actually never had read this before and decided to get it a try. Man, I was impressed! Normally some of this older literature can be tedious, but Beowulf pretty much goes right into the action. I ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - JR - Goodreads

I enjoyed this a lot more than I thought I would. It's especially good I think when you read it all in two sittings (one afternoon) like I did. Read full review


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