Beowulf and Other Old English Poems Constance B. Hieatt

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Beowulf and Other Old English Poems  by  Constance B. Hieatt

Beowulf and Other Old English Poems by Constance B. Hieatt
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Unique and beautiful, Beowulf brings to life a society of violence and honor, fierce warriors and bloody battles, deadly monsters and famous swords. Written by an unknown poet in about the eighth century, this masterpiece of Anglo-Saxon literatureMoreUnique and beautiful, Beowulf brings to life a society of violence and honor, fierce warriors and bloody battles, deadly monsters and famous swords.

Written by an unknown poet in about the eighth century, this masterpiece of Anglo-Saxon literature transforms legends, myth, history, and ancient songs into the richly colored tale of the hero Beowulf, the loathsome man-eater Grendel, his vengeful water-hag mother, and a treasure-hoarding dragon. The earliest surviving epic poem in any modern European language, Beowulf is a stirring portrait of a heroic world - somber, vast, and magnificent.This Bantam Classic edition of Beowulf is a vivid prose translation by Constance B. Hieatt and includes the great Old English poems Deor, Caedmons Hymn, The Battle of Brunanburh, The Dream of the Rood, The Wanderer, The Battle of Maldon, The Seafarer, Judith, and The Fight at Finnsburh.



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