ISBN-10: 0321107209

ISBN-13: 9780321107206

Edition: 2004

Authors: Sarah Anderson, Alan Sullivan, Timothy Murphy, Anonymous

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From Longman's new Cultural Editions Series,Beowulf , edited by Sarah Anderson and translated by Alan Sullivan and Timothy Murphy, includes the complete work and contextual materials on the early medieval age. This edition ofBeowulf contains the translation of the work by Alan Sullivan and Timothy Murphy, with additional commentary and notes by editor Sarah Anderson, that explain unfamiliar terms, cultural references, and literary allusions; also included are maps of Anglo-Saxon England and Denmark, a glossary of proper names, and genealogiesall designed to assist readers in understanding this fascinating work. Readers interested inBeowulf
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List price: $23.20
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 1/7/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Sarah Wood Anderson is an associate lecturer in the department of English at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Timothy Murphy is Senior Lecturer in the School of Education and Childhood at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. He is on the Board of Advisors at the International Center for Service-Learning in Teacher Education (ICSLTE), housed at Duke University, USA. Jon E. C. Tan is Senior Lecturer in the School of Education and Childhood at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK.

List of Illustrations
About Longman Cultural Editions
About This Edition
Translators' Introduction
A Summary of Beowulf
Glossary of Proper Names
Table of Dates
The Kin of Cain and The Race of Giants
from Germania
from On the Origin and Deeds and of the Goths
from The History of the Franks
From Liber monstrorum
from An Ecclesiastical History of the English People
from "What has Ingeld to do with Christ?"
from History of the Britons
from Life of Alfred, King of the Anglo-Saxons
from Chronicle
from About the Deeds of the English Kings
from I brief History of the Kings of Denmark
from The Deeds of the Danes
Reading Beowulf
The Manuscript Context
Comparative Translations of the First Twenty-Five Lines of Beowulf
from The History of the Manners, Landed Property, Government, Luurs, Poetry, Literature, Religion, and Language of the Anglo-Saxons
from A Translation of the Anglo-Saxon Poem of Beowulf with a Copious Preface and Philological Notes
from The Tale of Beowulf
from The Oldest English Epic: Beowulf, Finnsburg, Waldere, Deor, Widsith, and the German Hildebrand
from Beowulf and the Finnsburg Fragment: A Translation into Modern English Prose by John R. Clark Hall
from Beowulf in Modern English: A Translation in Blank Verse
from Beowulf: A Verse Translation into Modern English
from A Readable Beowulf: The Old English Epic Newly Translated
from Beowulf: An Imitative Translation
Old English Elegiac Poetry
The Wanderer
The Seafarer
The Ruin
Old English Heroic Poetry
The Battle of Finnsburg
The Battle of Brunanburh
Old English Wisdom Poetry
From the Fortunes of Men
From Maxims I
From Maxims II
Riddles from the Exeter Book
Old English Religious Poetry
From Exodus
From Judith
From Christ III
From Andreas
Old English Historical Prose
From the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, entries for the years 793, 827, 855, 865, 878, 901, 946, and 993
Old English Legal Prose
From the Laws of Alfred
The Treaty between Alfred and Guthrum
The Preface to the Laws of Cnut
From the Laws of Cnut
Old English Religious Prose
From Blickling Homily XVI
from On False Gods
From Sermon of the "Wolf" to the English
Old Norse Poetry
From the Elder Edda: Sayings of the High Our and the Lay of Thrym
Old Norse Prose
From Grettir's Saga
From Snorri Sturluson's Saga of the Yuglings
From the Saga of King Hrolf Kraki
From the Saga of Gold-Thorir
From the Icelandic Folktale
Further Reading
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