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Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

Now here is a book I would not have revisited were it not for a book club selection of John Gardner's Grendel. I have vague memories of constructing a diorama of Heorot Hall, complete with Grendel's ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Julia Potter - Goodreads

I enjoyed this epic poem. I had to read it for my British Literature and War Literature classes and so far it has been one of my faves Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

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When it comes to mythology and the hero's tale, I much prefer the Greek and Roman mythologies and heroic figures. However, Beowulf's tale is a good one containing all of the exciting and necessary elements of an epic poem and hero's journey. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Elizabeth Rogers - Goodreads

When it comes to mythology and the hero's tale, I much prefer the Greek and Roman mythologies and heroic figures. However, Beowulf's tale is a good one containing all of the exciting and necessary elements of an epic poem and hero's journey. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Goodreads

I was distracted many times and it was difficult to maintain my interest. Anyways, it's like reading Game of Thrones. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Jaagrit - Goodreads

I was distracted many times and it was difficult to maintain my interest. Anyways, it's like reading Game of Thrones. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Paige - Goodreads

I had to read this for school. It was nice and interesting. Put in the context of when it was discovered and the background of the Vikings ruling over parts of England it was very interesting. Overall ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Liza - Goodreads

Heaney's translation is beautiful. Kennings are my new favorite literary device. "Open your word-hoard!" Take care of your "life-house" so the "hell-serf" doesn't crunch your "bone-cage"! Watch for the "tarn-hag" in the "whale-road"! Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Goodreads

Heaney's translation is beautiful. Kennings are my new favorite literary device. "Open your word-hoard!" Take care of your "life-house" so the "hell-serf" doesn't crunch your "bone-cage"! Watch for the "tarn-hag" in the "whale-road"! Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Liza - Goodreads

Heaney's translation is beautiful. Kennings are my new favorite literary device. "Open your word-hoard!" Take care of your "life-house" so the "hell-serf" doesn't crunch your "bone-cage"! Watch for the "tarn-hag" in the "whale-road"! Read full review


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