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Beowulf: Verse Translation

Beowulf: Verse Translation

Author: Michael Alexander
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Tells the story of the heroic Beowulf and of his battles, first with the monster Grendel, who has laid waste to the great hall of the Danish king Hrothgar, then with Grendel's avenging mother, and finally with a dragon that threatens to devastate his homeland.

Author description

Michael Alexander is Berry Professor of English Literature at the University of St Andrews. For Penguin he has translated, 'The Earliest English Poems', 'The Canterbury Tales: The First Fragment', as well as a prose translation of BEOWULF. Michael Alexander is Berry Professor of English Literature at the University of St Andrews. For Penguin he has translated, 'The Earliest English Poems', 'The Canterbury Tales: The First Fragment', as well as a prose translation of BEOWULF.

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General Fields

  • : 9780140449310
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Classics
  • : February 2003
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 12mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Michael Alexander
  • : Paperback
  • : 208
  • : genealogy tables, maps