Beowulf (Paperback)

The Oldest English Epic

By Charles W. Kennedy (Translator)

Oxford University Press, USA, 9780195024357, 192pp.

Publication Date: October 19, 1978

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This new poetic translation brings the earliest extant English poem closer to the modern reader. Kennedy offers a translation in alliterative verse, based on Klaeber's text, of the Old English Beowulf, and provides a brief critical introduction which reviews literary and cultural discussions of the poem.