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Beowulf [Heaney]

Composed toward the end of the first millennium, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the Sandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, later from Grendel's mother. Drawn to its immense emotional credibility, Seamus Heaney gives the great epic convincing reality for the reader.

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  • "Composed toward the end of the first millennium, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the Sandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, later from Grendel's mother. Drawn to its immense emotional credibility, Seamus Heaney gives the great epic convincing reality for the reader."@en
  • "Composed toward the end of the first millennium of our era, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, later, from Grendel's mother. He then returns to his own country and dies in old age in a vivid fight against a dragon. The poem is about encountering the monstrous, defeating it, and then having to live on in the exhausted aftermath. In the contours of this story, at once remote and uncannily familiar at the end of the twentieth century, Seamus Heaney finds a resonance that summons power to the poetry from deep beneath its surface. Drawn to what he has called the "four-squareness of the utterance" in Beowulf and its immense emotional credibility, Heaney gives these epic qualities new and convincing reality for the contemporary reader."
  • "Composed toward the end of the first millennium of our era, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, later, from Grendel's mother. He then returns to his own country and dies in old age in a vivid fight against a dragon. The poem is about encountering the monstrous, defeating it, and then having to live on in the exhausted aftermath. In the contours of this story, at once remote and uncannily familiar at the end of the twentieth century, Seamus Heaney finds a resonance that summons power to the poetry from deep beneath its surface. Drawn to what he has called the "four-squareness of the utterance" in Beowulf and its immense emotional credibility, Heaney gives these epic qualities new and convincing reality for the contemporary reader."@en
  • "Presents a new translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic chronicling the heroic adventures of Beowulf, the Scandinavian warrior who saves his people from the ravages of the monster Grendel and Grendel's mother."@en
  • "Presents a new translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic chronicling the heroic adventures of Beowulf, the Scandinavian warrior who saves his people from the ravages of the monster Grendel and Grendel's mother."
  • "A brilliant and faithful rendering of the Anglo-Saxon epic from the Nobel laureate."@en
  • "An exhilarating, deeply moving story of humankind's struggle with the monstrous."

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  • "Large type books"
  • "Epos bohaterski"
  • "Epic poetry"@en
  • "Poetry"@en
  • "Poetry"
  • "Poezja epicka angielska (staroangielska)"
  • "Criticism, interpretation, etc"
  • "Poezja angielska"
  • "Miscellaneous fiction"@en
  • "Épopées anglaises"
  • "Translations"@en
  • "Translations"

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  • "Beowulf [Heaney]"@en
  • "Beowulf : a new verse translation"
  • "Beowulf : a new verse translation"@en
  • "Beowulf a new verse translation"
  • "Beowulf"@en
  • "Beowulf"
  • "Beowulf"@it
  • "Beowulf : a new translation"@en
  • "Beowulf <engl.&gt"
  • "Beowulf : [a new translation]"
  • "Beowulf: A New Verse Translation"@en
  • "Beowulf [poetry]"
  • "Beowulf. Engelska och fornengelska"
  • "Beowulf A New Translation"
  • "BEOWULF"
  • "Beowulf : a new translation"

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