Beowulf

by Sarah M. Anderson

Paper Book, 2004

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New York : Longman, c2004.

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"A new translation of Beowulf, by Alan Sullivan and Timothy Murphy, is enhanced by Sarah Anderson with commentary and notes that explain unfamiliar terms, assist with literary allusions, and clarify a wealth of cultural and historical references. Near at hand is a chart of family genealogies, a glossary of proper names, and maps of Anglo-Saxon England and Denmark."--BOOK JACKET.

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LibraryThing member Christopher.Altnau
Tim Murphy is a phenomenal poet and translator. He has over 30,000 lines of poetry MEMORIZED. The man is a genius. This is the best translation of Beowulf that I have ever read. Tim Murphy makes poetic translation look so easy!

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