Beowulf

Beowulf A Verse Translation - A Norton Critical Edition

Second edition

Paperback (19 Mar 2019) | English

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Synopsis

This Norton Critical Edition includes:

 Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney's poetic translation of the great Anglo-Saxon epic-winner of the Whitbread Prize-along with his translator's introduction.
 Detailed explanatory annotations and an introduction to Old English language and prosody by Daniel Donoghue.
 More than two dozen visuals, including, new to the Second Edition, a fine selection of objects from the Staffordshire Hoard.
 A rich array of Anglo-Saxon and early northern civilisation materials, providing student readers with Beowulf's cultural and historical context.
 Nine critical interpretations, three of them new to the Second Edition.
 A glossary of personal names and a selected bibliography.

Book information

ISBN: 9780393938371
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Imprint: W.W. Norton and Company
Pub date:
Edition: Second edition
DEWEY: 829.3
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 238
Number of pages: 344
Weight: 332g
Height: 131mm
Width: 212mm
Spine width: 23mm