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Publisher Description

Before there was Game of Thrones, there was Beowulf...
 
SONG OF BATTLE AND KINGS
 
Beowulf is one of the earliest extant poems in a modern European language, composed in England before the Norman Conquest. As a social document this great epic poem is invaluable—reflecting a feudal world of heroes and monsters, blood and victory, life and death. As a work of art, it is unique. Beowulf rings with beauty, power, and artistry that have kept it alive for a thousand years. The noble simplicity of Beowulf's anonymous Anglo-Saxon singer is recaptured in this vivid translation by Burton Raffel.
 
Translated and with an Introduction by Burton Raffel
and an Afterword by Roberta Frank

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
1999
September 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
160
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Publishing Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
774
KB

Customer Reviews

Gabriela Witis ,

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This isn't the correct Raffel translation. At least, I don't believe it is.

cheergurly1998 ,

Great book!

This is such a great book. I loved it, you have to have paitience to read it though.
Also when i heard about the new movie they made of it I was soooo mad! It didnt follow the book at all! So if you didnt like the movie you still may very well like the book.

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