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Beowulf

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Beowulf
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Alexander's translation is marked by a conviction that it is possible to be both ambitious and faithful [and] ...communicates the poem with a care which goes beyond fidelity-to-meaning and reaches fidelity of implication. May it go on ...to another half-million copies." - Tom Shippey, Bulletin of the International Association of University Professors of English

Author Biography

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.
Release date NZ
February 27th, 2003
Contributors
Introduction by Michael Alexander Translated by Michael Alexander
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
genealogy tables, maps
Imprint
Penguin Classics
Pages
208
Dimensions
129x198x12
ISBN-13
9780140449310
Product ID
1661407

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