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Title Beowulf : a new verse translation / Seamus Heaney ; [with an introduction by Seamus Heaney and a note on names by Alfred David].

Edition First bilingual edition.
Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000.
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  829.3 BEO    AVAILABLE
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August 17 2012
SRP 2012 REVIEW: It was a challenging book.
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October 11 2011
SRP 2011 REVIEW: This story is often viewed as the first masterpiece in English literature. While it is sometimes hard to relate to because it was written so long ago, certain themes in the book are present in many fantasy and heroic stories today. It is fun to look for the ways in which this story inspired more recent ones such as The Lord of the Rings and Eragon. I noticed many similarities, including character names in Eragon that were borrowed straight from Beowulf.
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