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Beowulf A Verse Translation

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ISBN-10: 0393975800

ISBN-13: 9780393975802

Edition: 2001

Authors: Seamus Heaney, Daniel Donoghue

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Book details

List price: $16.50
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/18/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Seamus Heaney was born in 1939 in Northern Ireland. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995. A resident of Dublin, he has taught poetry at Oxford University and Harvard University.

List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Old English Language and Poetics
Translator's Introduction
The Text of Beowulf
Contexts
The Beowulf Manuscript
Genesis 4.1-16 Cain and Abel
Hall-Feasts and the Queen
Grettir the Strong and the Trollwoman
The Frisian Slaughter: Episode and Fragment
Alcuin "What has Ingeld to do with Christ?"
Gregory of Tours History of the Franks [Hygelac's Raid into Frisia]
William of Malmesbury [Genealogy of the Royal Family of Wessex]
On the Wars between the Swedes and the Geats
Genealogies of the Royal Families in Beowulf
The Kingdoms and Tribes of Beowulf
Map: The Scandinavian Setting of Beowulf
Beowulf's Name
Criticism
Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics
The Interlace Structure of Beowulf
The Structural Unity of Beowulf: The Problem of Grendel's Mother
The Beowulf Poet's Sense of History
The Tomb of Beowulf
The Christian Language and Theme of Beowulf
Archaeology and Beowulf
The Philologer Poet: Seamus Heaney and the Translation of Beowulf
Glossary of Personal Names
Selected Bibliography