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Beowulf A New Verse Translation

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ISBN-10: 0393320979

ISBN-13: 9780393320978

Edition: 2000 (Reprint)

Authors: Seamus Heaney

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List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/17/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Seamus Heaney was born in Mossbawn, Ireland on April 13, 1939. He received a degree in English from Queen's College in Belfast in 1961. After earning his teacher's certificate in English from St. Joseph's College in Belfast the following year, he took a position at the school as an English teacher. During his time as a teacher at St. Joseph's, he wrote and published work in the university magazine under the pen name Incertus. In 1966, he became an English literature lecturer at Queen's College in Belfast. His first volume of poems, Death of a Naturalist, went on to receive the E.C. Gregory Award, the Cholmondeley Award, the Somerset Maugham Award, and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize.…    

Introduction
A Note on Names
Beowulf
Family Trees
Acknowledgements