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Composed towards the end of the first millennium, the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf is one of the great Northern epics and a classic of European literature. In his new translation, Seamus Heaney has produced a work which is both true, line by line, to the original poem, and an expression, in its language

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Author Seamus Heaney

Pages 256

Publisher Faber & Faber

Published Date 2009-02-19

ISBN 0571250726 9780571250721


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