Beowulf, Howell D. Chickering, 464 pages




The first major poem in English literature, Beowulf tells the story of the life and death of the legendary hero Beowulf in his three great battles with supernatural monsters. The ideal Anglo-Saxon warrior-aristocrat, Beowulf is an example of the heroic spirit at its finest. Leading Beowulf scholar Chickering’s, fresh and lively translation allows the reader to encounter Beowulf as poetry. This dual-language edition incorporates recent scholarship and provides historical and literary context for the modern reader.


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