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Title:Beowulf
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:W.W. Norton & Company
ISBN:0393320979
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Number of Pages:213
Category:Classics, Fiction, Fantasy, Literature, School, Mythology

Beowulf by Unknown, Seamus Heaney

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Beowulf The national bestseller and winner of the Whitbread Award Composed toward the end of the first millennium Beowulf is the classic Northern epic of a hero s triumphs as a young warrior and his fated death as a defender of his people The poem is about encountering the monstrous defeating it and then having to live on physically and psychically exposed in the exhausted aftermath It is not hard to draw parallels in this story to the historical curve of consciousness in the twentieth century but the poem also transcends such considerations telling us psychological and spiritual truths that are permanent and liberating .

Beowulf is considered to have been composed between the th and the early th century According to Wikipedia it was first PUBLISHED in in a version by John Josias Conybeare

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The national bestseller and winner of the Whitbread Award Composed toward the end of the first millennium Beowulf is the classic Northern epic of a hero s triumphs as a young warrior and his fated death as a defender of his people The poem is about encountering the monstrous defeating it and then having to live on physically and psychically exposed in the exhausted aftermath It is not hard to draw parallels in this story to the historical curve of consciousness in the twentieth century but the poem also transcends such considerations telling us psychological and spiritual truths that are permanent and liberating br br Beowulf is considered to have been composed between the th and the early th century According to Wikipedia it was first PUBLISHED in in a version by John Josias Conybeare, For students of Middle English Andrew and Waldronincluded on a CD ROM at the back of the book for students to use as a working tool This timely revision ensures the continued quality and consummate translation that students and scholars have come to expect from the Andrew Waldron edition, Written by an unknown author in the twelfth century this powerful tale of murder and revenge reaches back to the earliest epochs of German antiquity transforming centuries old legend into a masterpiece of chivalric drama Siegfried a great prince of the Netherlands wins the hand of the beautiful princess Kriemhild of Burgundy by aiding her brother Gunther in his struggle to seduce a powerful Icelandic Queen But the two women quarrel and Siegfried is ultimately destroyed by those he trusts the most Comparable in scope to the Iliad this skilfully crafted work combines the fragments of half forgotten myths to create one of the greatest epic poems the principal version of the heroic legends used by Richard Wagner in The Ring, Written by an anonymous th century poet this epic poem is recognized as an equal of Chaucer s masterworks and of the great Old English poems including Beowulf This edition includes a Preface by Raffel and a new Introduction Revised reissue