Beowulf
Score: 3.5
From 172 Ratings

Beowulf


  • Author: Anonymous
  • Release Date : 1909-01-01
  • Genre: Poetry
  • File Size: 106348 Bytes


Beowulf is the conventional title of an Old English epic poem consisting of 3182 alliterative long lines, set in Scandinavia, the oldest surviving epic poem of Old English and thus commonly cited as one of the most important works of Anglo-Saxon literature, and also arguably the earliest vernacular English literature....

Beowulf (Bilingual Edition)
Score: 4
From 164 Ratings

Beowulf (Bilingual Edition)


  • Author: Seamus Heaney
  • Release Date : 2001-02-17
  • Genre: Poetry
  • File Size: 3265041 Bytes


New York Times bestseller and winner of the Costa Book Award.Composed toward the end of the first millennium, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, later, from Grendel's mother. He then returns to his own country and dies in old age in a vivid fight against a dragon. The poem is about encountering the monstrous, defeating it, and then having to live on in the exhausted aftermath. In the contours of this story, at once remote and uncannily familiar at the beginning of the twenty-first century, Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney finds a resonance that summons power to the poetry from deep beneath its surface. Drawn to what he has called the "fo...

Beowulf
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Beowulf


  • Author :
  • Publisher : Red and Black Publishers
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Dragons
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780979181313


Beowulf Book Description :

" 'Tis better to die than to live in shame." The oldest existing story written in Old English, "Beowulf" is the classic tale of courage and honor. In the Great Hall of Hrothgar, King of the Danes, the warrior Beowulf, son of a Swedish King, wages battle with the monster Grendel. The introduction contains a short history of the English language and a description of Anglo-Saxon culture....

Beowulf
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Beowulf


  • Author : Albert W. Haley
  • Publisher : Branden Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0828317135


Beowulf Book Description :

A version of the legend of Beowulf chronicles the epic struggle of the hero against the sinister monster, Grendel...

Beowulf

Beowulf


  • Author : Harold Bloom
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Beowulf
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781438113685


Beowulf Book Description :

Presents eleven critical essays that analyze the structure, myth, and history of the Old English epic poem depicting the heroic deeds of Beowulf, a member of a Germanic tribe who travels to Denmark to help defeat a monster named Grendel....

Beowulf
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Beowulf


  • Author : Charles William Kennedy
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0195024354


Beowulf Book Description :

A lengthy introduction discussing historical background accompanies the poem about the monster slayer Beowulf...

Beowulf

Beowulf


  • Author : Anonymous
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Release Date : 2008-11-28
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781427073891


Beowulf Book Description :

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Beowulf

Beowulf


  • Author : George Clark
  • Publisher : Macmillan Reference USA
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015017982615


Beowulf Book Description :

Provides an analysis of the epic poem...

Beowulf
Score: 3.5
From 6 Ratings

Beowulf


  • Author : Gareth Hinds
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0763630233


Beowulf Book Description :

A retelling in graphic format of the Anglo-Saxon epic about the heroic efforts of Beowulf, son of Edgetheow, to save the people of Heorot hall from the terrible monster, Grendel....

Heroic Identity in the World of Beowulf

Heroic Identity in the World of Beowulf


  • Author : Scott Gwara
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789004171701


Heroic Identity in the World of Beowulf Book Description :

Readers of "Beowulf" have noted inconsistencies in Beowulf's depiction, as either heroic or reckless. "Heroic Identity in the World of Beowulf" resolves this tension by emphasizing Beowulf's identity as a foreign fighter seeking glory abroad. Such men resemble "wreccan," "exiles" compelled to leave their homelands due to excessive violence. Beowulf may be potentially arrogant, therefore, but he learns prudence. This native wisdom highlights a king's duty to his warband, in expectation of Beowulf's future rule. The dragon fight later raises the same question of incompatible identities, hero versus king. In frequent reference to Greek epic and Icelandic saga, this revisionist approach to "Beowulf" offers new interpretations of flyting rhetoric, the cus...

Beowulf
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Beowulf


  • Author : Michael Morpurgo
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press
  • Release Date : 2015-02-10
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780763676872


Beowulf Book Description :

“Will fire imaginations and elicit the heart-pumping, wide-eyed response that has kept this tale alive and vigorous through the ages.” — Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review) Long ago a Scandinavian warrior fought three evils so powerful they threatened whole kingdoms. Standing head and shoulders above his comrades, Beowulf single-handedly saved the land of the Danes from a merciless ogre named Grendel and from his sea-hag mother. But it is his third terrible battle, with the death-dragon of the deep, in which he truly meets his match. Lovers of heroes, monsters, and the drama of battle will find this retelling as enthralling as it is tragic....

Beowulf

Beowulf


  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1881
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : MINN:31951002122831P


Beowulf Book Description :

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