Beowulf

Beowulf
Author: N.A
Publsiher: Knickerbocker Classics
Total Pages: 268
Release: 2017-10
ISBN 10: 1631064231
ISBN 13: 9781631064234
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Beowulf Book Review:

Composed by an anonymous Anglo-Saxon singer toward the end of the first millennium AD, Beowulf is an Old English epic tale recounting the adventures of Beowulf, a Geatish hero from present-day Sweden. He is called on by Hrothgar, King of the Danes, to defeat Grendel, the powerful monster that threatens his great hall. As one of the earliest extant poems in a modern European language, it depicts a feudal world of blood, victory, and death--a world that exalts heroes who travel great distances to prove their strength, at impossible odds, against supernatural demons and beasts. Ringing with the beauty, power, and artistry that have kept it alive for a thousand years, this venerable tale is now available as a portable, elegantly designed clothbound edition with an elastic closure and a new introduction.

Beowulf

Beowulf
Author: Albert W. Haley
Publsiher: Branden Publishing Company
Total Pages: 106
Release: 1978
ISBN 10: 9780828317139
ISBN 13: 0828317135
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Beowulf Book Review:

A version of the legend of Beowulf chronicles the epic struggle of the hero against the sinister monster, Grendel

Beowulf

Beowulf
Author: Tony Chatterton
Publsiher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total Pages: 84
Release: 2015-11-04
ISBN 10: 9781519113344
ISBN 13: 151911334X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Beowulf Book Review:

Beowulf is an epic Anglo-Saxon poem which is both subtle and savage. For many English speakers it is the first great epic, one that brings vividly to life their forefathers and their love of adventure. This abridged version of the epic poem is based upon two authoritative translations of the Nowell Codex manuscript. Digressions and genealogies (apart from Hrothgar's) have been removed, leaving a clear narrative that focuses on the character of Beowulf and the events surrounding him. The translation has been written for the classroom and for the would-be Anglo-Saxon scholar wanting an accessible introduction to the poem. It includes a guide to the characters, the history of the poem, a brief summary, a simplified prose version and activities for the classroom.

Beowulf

Beowulf
Author: Charles William Kennedy
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 121
Release: 1978
ISBN 10: 9780195024357
ISBN 13: 0195024354
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Beowulf Book Review:

A lengthy introduction discussing historical background accompanies the poem about the monster slayer Beowulf

A translation of the Anglo-Saxon poem of Beowulf

A translation of the Anglo-Saxon poem of Beowulf
Author: John Mitchell Kemble
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 127
Release: 1837
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: BSB:BSB10039205
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


A translation of the Anglo-Saxon poem of Beowulf Book Review:

Beowulf

Beowulf
Author: Harold Bloom
Publsiher: Infobase Publishing
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2007
ISBN 10: 1438113684
ISBN 13: 9781438113685
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Beowulf Book Review:

Presents eleven critical essays that analyze the structure, myth, and history of the Old English epic poem depicting the heroic deeds of Beowulf, a member of a Germanic tribe who travels to Denmark to help defeat a monster named Grendel.

The Dating of Beowulf

The Dating of Beowulf
Author: University of Toronto. Centre for Medieval Studies
Publsiher: University of Toronto Press
Total Pages: 228
Release: 1997-01-01
ISBN 10: 9780802078797
ISBN 13: 0802078796
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Dating of Beowulf Book Review:

A seminal collection of studies on the date of Beowulf, now back in print, that overturned previous scholarship and raised much new information.

The Origins of Beowulf

The Origins of Beowulf
Author: Sam Newton
Publsiher: DS Brewer
Total Pages: 212
Release: 2004-04
ISBN 10: 9780859914727
ISBN 13: 0859914720
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Origins of Beowulf Book Review:

A detailed and passionate argument suggesting that Beowulf originated in the pre-Viking kingdom of 8th-century East Anglia.

Beowulf

Beowulf
Author: Anonymous
Publsiher: Penguin Classics
Total Pages: 176
Release: 1973
ISBN 10: 9780140442687
ISBN 13: 0140442685
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Beowulf Book Review:

A translation of the first epic poem in the English language

Beowulf

Beowulf
Author: Seamus Heaney
Publsiher: Faber & Faber
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2009-02-19
ISBN 10: 0571250726
ISBN 13: 9780571250721
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Beowulf Book Review:

Composed towards the end of the first millennium, the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf is one of the great Northern epics and a classic of European literature. In his new translation, Seamus Heaney has produced a work which is both true, line by line, to the original poem, and an expression, in its language and music, of something fundamental to his own creative gift. The poem is about encountering the monstrous, defeating it, and then having to live on, physically and psychically exposed, in that exhausted aftermath. It is not hard to draw parallels between this story and the history of the twentieth century, nor can Heaney's Beowulf fail to be read partly in the light of his Northern Irish upbringing. But it also transcends such considerations, telling us psychological and spiritual truths that are permanent and liberating.

Beowulf

Beowulf
Author: Michael Morpurgo
Publsiher: Candlewick Press
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2015-02-10
ISBN 10: 076367687X
ISBN 13: 9780763676872
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Beowulf Book Review:

“Will fire imaginations and elicit the heart-pumping, wide-eyed response that has kept this tale alive and vigorous through the ages.” — Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review) Long ago a Scandinavian warrior fought three evils so powerful they threatened whole kingdoms. Standing head and shoulders above his comrades, Beowulf single-handedly saved the land of the Danes from a merciless ogre named Grendel and from his sea-hag mother. But it is his third terrible battle, with the death-dragon of the deep, in which he truly meets his match. Lovers of heroes, monsters, and the drama of battle will find this retelling as enthralling as it is tragic.

Beowulf

Beowulf
Author: N.A
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 159
Release: 1849
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: HARVARD:32044009852070
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Beowulf

Beowulf
Author: George Clark
Publsiher: Macmillan Reference USA
Total Pages: 170
Release: 1990
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015017982615
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Beowulf Book Review:

Provides an analysis of the epic poem

Beowulf

Beowulf
Author: Burton Raffel
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 104
Release: 2012-01-01
ISBN 10: 9781618950130
ISBN 13: 1618950134
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Beowulf Book Review:

Beowulf is the conventional title of an Old English heroic epic poem consisting of 3182 alliterative long lines, set in Scandinavia, commonly cited as one of the most important works of Anglo-Saxon literature. It survives in a single manuscript known as the Nowell Codex. Its composition by an anonymous Anglo-Saxon poet is dated between the 8th and the early 11th century.

Heroic Identity in the World of Beowulf

Heroic Identity in the World of Beowulf
Author: Scott Gwara
Publsiher: BRILL
Total Pages: 419
Release: 2008
ISBN 10: 9004171703
ISBN 13: 9789004171701
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Heroic Identity in the World of Beowulf Book Review:

Readers of "Beowulf" have noted inconsistencies in Beowulf's depiction, as either heroic or reckless. "Heroic Identity in the World of Beowulf" resolves this tension by emphasizing Beowulf's identity as a foreign fighter seeking glory abroad. Such men resemble "wreccan," "exiles" compelled to leave their homelands due to excessive violence. Beowulf may be potentially arrogant, therefore, but he learns prudence. This native wisdom highlights a king's duty to his warband, in expectation of Beowulf's future rule. The dragon fight later raises the same question of incompatible identities, hero versus king. In frequent reference to Greek epic and Icelandic saga, this revisionist approach to "Beowulf" offers new interpretations of flyting rhetoric, the custom of "men dying with their lord," and the poem's digressions.

Beowulf

Beowulf
Author: Michael Swanton
Publsiher: Manchester University Press
Total Pages: 212
Release: 1997-09-15
ISBN 10: 9780719051463
ISBN 13: 0719051460
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Beowulf Book Review:

A new version of the legend of Beowulf chronicles the epic struggle of the hero against the sinister monster, Grendel

Beowulf

Beowulf
Author: Andreas Haarder
Publsiher: I Kommission Hos Akademisk Forlag
Total Pages: 340
Release: 1975
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCSC:32106001882254
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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The Indeterminacy of Beowulf

The Indeterminacy of Beowulf
Author: Johann Köberl
Publsiher: University Press of Amer
Total Pages: 226
Release: 2002
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015055898202
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Indeterminacy of Beowulf Book Review:

Frustrated that after 200 years, scholars still disagreed over several crucial aspects of the Anglo-Saxon poem, Koberl undertook his own translation into plain English. It was then that he understood the full scale of ambiguity that riddles the text, and the impossibility of translating without interpreting. Many of the ambiguities he discusses have been examined by others, but he puts them into the context of the overall ambivalence of the poem as a whole. Quotations are in both the original and modern English. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

Beowulf

Beowulf
Author: Robert Nye
Publsiher: Laurel Leaf
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2012-01-25
ISBN 10: 0307807649
ISBN 13: 9780307807649
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Beowulf Book Review:

He comes out of the darkness, moving in on his victims in deadly silence. When he leaves, a trail of blood is all that remains. He is a monster, Grendel, and all who know of him live in fear. Hrothgar, the king of the Danes, knows something must be done to stop Grendel. But who will guard the great hall he has built, where so many men have lost their lives to the monster while keeping watch? Only one man dares to stand up to Grendel's fury --Beowulf. From the Paperback edition.

Beowulf

Beowulf
Author: Roy Liuzza
Publsiher: Broadview Press
Total Pages: 248
Release: 1999-12-06
ISBN 10: 9781551111896
ISBN 13: 1551111896
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Beowulf Book Review:

The classic story of Beowulf, hero and dragon-slayer, appears here in a new translation accompanied by genealogical charts, historical summaries, and a glossary of proper names. These and other documents sketching some of the cultural forces behind the poem's final creation will help readers see Beowulf as an exploration of the politics of kingship and the psychology of heroism, and as an early English meditation on the bridges and chasms between the pagan past and the Christian present. A generous sample of other modern versions of Beowulf sheds light on the process of translating the poem.