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Author Magennis, Hugh, author

Title Translating Beowulf : modern versions in English verse / Hugh Magennis
Published Cambridge, UK ; Rochester, NY : D.S. Brewer, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 244 pages)
Contents Beowulf and translation -- Approaching the poetry of Beowulf -- Reception, perceptions, and a survey of earlier verse translations of Beowulf -- Edwin Morgan : speaking to his own age -- Burton Raffel : mastering the original to leave it -- Michael Alexander : shadowing the Old English -- Seamus Heaney : a living speech raised to the power of verse -- Other post-1950 verse translations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-239) and index
Notes In English; passages in Old English with Modern English translations
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Subject Beowulf -- Translations -- History and criticism.
Epic poetry, English (Old) -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781846158377 (electronic book)
1846158370 (electronic book)