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Review: Beowulf

User Review  - Sophia - Goodreads

I love this translation! It is easy to read and understand. One side of each page has the original Anglo-Saxon words and on the other side it has the translated English. It also has little notes in ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf

User Review  - Toby - Goodreads

One of the greatest Twentieth Century poets writing in English tackles the greatest of the Old English epics. Wonderfully fresh and lyrical. Read full review

Review: Beowulf

User Review  - Joshua Stephen - Goodreads

For those that are familiar with Tolkien as a creative writer, this story was dissected by Tolkien in several of his many academic critiques. For anyone that is studying the 3 Act structure this story is a must read. Read full review

Review: Beowulf

User Review  - Ea Solinas - Goodreads

In ancient Anglo-Saxon culture, a "sceop" was a storyteller. A sceop might not be telling a story of his own, but he tells it with grace, elegance and power. It seems like an appropriate title for ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf

User Review  - Willynillyster - Goodreads

Seamus Heaney is brilliant. This is a wonderful translation! Read full review

Review: Beowulf

User Review  - Luciana Herman - Goodreads

Teaching this currently in my ENG101 class. Eloquent and timeless story of good vs. evil. Read full review

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User Review  - Matthew Dambro - Goodreads

A window on the culture of the Viking/Anglo Saxon peoples; the revelation of the aristocratic code of honor blood feud shines through. Heaney's translation captures the interior life of a civilization ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf

User Review  - Farina♥Moon♥Eclipse - Goodreads

"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 past Their Toil is at an End at last ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf

User Review  - Gremlin - Goodreads

Best modern english version Read full review

Review: Beowulf

User Review  - Jackie - Goodreads

God, I loved this one. Don't ask me why I connected with it so much, but I've read it three times and wouldn't hesitate to read it again. Maybe it was the verse or maybe it was just a good teacher, but I loved everything about reading this. Read full review


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