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[BOOKS] ✯ Beowulf (Bilingual Edition) By Seamus Heaney – 59pic.co New York Times bestseller and winner of the Costa Book AwardComposed toward the end of the first millennium Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf a Scandinavian hero who saves New York Times bestseller and winner of the Costa Book AwardComposed toward the end of the first millennium Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and later from Grendels mother He then returns to his own country and dies in old age in a vivid fight against a dragon The poem is about encountering the monstrous defeating it and then having to live on in the exhausted aftermath In the contours of this story at once remote and uncannily familiar at the beginning of the twenty first century Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney finds a resonance that summons power to the poetry from deep beneath its surface Drawn to what he has called the four suareness of the utterance in Beowulf and its immense emotional credibility Heaney gives these epic ualities new and convincing reality for the contemporary reader.

New York Times bestseller and winner of the Costa Book AwardComposed toward the end of the first millennium Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and later from Grendels mother He then returns to his own country and dies in old age in a vivid fight against a dragon The poem is about encountering the monstrous defeating it and then having to live on in the exhausted aftermath In the contours of this story at once remote and uncannily familiar at the beginning of the twenty first century Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney finds a resonance that summons power to the poetry from deep beneath its surface Drawn to what he has called the four suareness of the utterance in Beowulf and its immense emotional credibility Heaney gives these epic ualities new and convincing reality for the contemporary reader.

beowulf pdf bilingual epub edition free Beowulf MOBINew York Times bestseller and winner of the Costa Book AwardComposed toward the end of the first millennium Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and later from Grendels mother He then returns to his own country and dies in old age in a vivid fight against a dragon The poem is about encountering the monstrous defeating it and then having to live on in the exhausted aftermath In the contours of this story at once remote and uncannily familiar at the beginning of the twenty first century Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney finds a resonance that summons power to the poetry from deep beneath its surface Drawn to what he has called the four suareness of the utterance in Beowulf and its immense emotional credibility Heaney gives these epic ualities new and convincing reality for the contemporary reader.

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  1. A. Meyer A. Meyer says:

    Kindle Seamus Heaney à Beowulf ePUB Ü Ã beowulf pdf, bilingual epub, edition free, Beowulf MOBIUnfortunately the kindle edition of this translation has been ruined by bad formatting For readers who are reading Beowulf for the very first time every 10 lines the editors have inserted a brief summary of the next ten lines serving as a spoiler every 10 lines As if readers are too dumb to figure out what's happening in the text and need not just summaries but summaries before each segment They're impossible to ignore and can't be turned offFor the readers who want to compare the Old English text with the translated text this isn't possible either since they're not interspersed like in


  2. Becca Becca says:

    Kindle Seamus Heaney à Beowulf ePUB Ü Ã beowulf pdf, bilingual epub, edition free, Beowulf MOBIThis book is a literally classic that's definitely not for all readers It comes in English and then Old English if you're inclined to read an older languageIt follows the tale of Beowulf the Geat for comes to aid of King Hrothgar because the kingdom is plagued by a monster named GrendelThis is the original story passed down verbally by generations before being written down in Old Englis


  3. Harro Harro says:

    Kindle Seamus Heaney à Beowulf ePUB Ü Ã beowulf pdf, bilingual epub, edition free, Beowulf MOBII fully realize the incredible difficulty of rendering in modern English the Anglo Saxon masterpiece having myself trie


  4. ChknXing ChknXing says:

    Kindle Seamus Heaney à Beowulf ePUB Ü Ã beowulf pdf, bilingual epub, edition free, Beowulf MOBII had begun reading Beowulf in a difficult translation and felt I was missing much and was oft interrupted by the need to stop reading and look up the meaning of unclear passages I eventually stumbled across this one and found it much easier to understand yet still elegant and complex as fits the epic poem


  5. Homeschooler Homeschooler says:

    Kindle Seamus Heaney à Beowulf ePUB Ü Ã beowulf pdf, bilingual epub, edition free, Beowulf MOBIKindle version DOES include the Old English version It is easy to navigate and you don't have to read that part The Old English in its entirety is first followed by the translationso those worrying that the original English is in the way it is not it is not side by side bilingual His modern translation is unparallele


  6. E. A. Solinas E. A. Solinas says:

    Kindle Seamus Heaney à Beowulf ePUB Ü Ã beowulf pdf, bilingual epub, edition free, Beowulf MOBIIn ancient Anglo Saxon culture a sceop was a storyteller A sceop might not be telling a story of his own but he tells it with grace elegance and powerIt seems like an appropriate title for Seamus Heaney whose translation of the Anglo Saxon poem Beowulf has become a modern classic in its own right His elegant use of language helps smooth out many of the translation bumps without losing the distinctive almost singsong rhythm of the original poem and the original Old English text allows you to compare and contrastA creatur


  7. Pete Cowell Pete Cowell says:

    Kindle Seamus Heaney à Beowulf ePUB Ü Ã beowulf pdf, bilingual epub, edition free, Beowulf MOBII hadn't read Heaney's translation of Beowulf for several years but after sitting down with it for four hours last week and going through it from cover to cover I still think it is the best retelling of this wonderful Anglo Saxon narrative availableThroughout Heaney deploys his distinctive poetic style while remaining faithful to the Old English original The resulting work is at once energetic moving and enriched with Hiberno English dialect words many of which have their roots in Old English anyway 'tholed' etcIf you're looking for something a little different from dry prose translations of Beowulf then try this Heaney's work is a triumph of great scholarship and poetic skill It's also immensely readable


  8. What Cathy Read What Cathy Read says:

    Kindle Seamus Heaney à Beowulf ePUB Ü Ã beowulf pdf, bilingual epub, edition free, Beowulf MOBII have an uncle who fancies himself as well read with some justification I'll admit I studied English Language and Literature at a good university and had to learn Anglo Saxon to read the Anglo Saxon chronicle in the original but graduating without even opening Beowulf? That left him underwhelmed Heaney's translation which won the Whitbread Book of the Year in 1999 was my chance to fill the gapThough I'm not `big' on poetry I've enjoyed Heaney's work since university we did study him at least I consider Beowulf to be part of my voice right writes Heaney in part 2 of the Introduction About This Translation And sure enough his enabling note into this Old English poem composed sometime between the middle of the seventh and the end of the tenth century is a familiar local voice one that belonged to the relatives of my fatherThe poem opens with the wo


  9. K Reading K Reading says:

    Kindle Seamus Heaney à Beowulf ePUB Ü Ã beowulf pdf, bilingual epub, edition free, Beowulf MOBII love history and the English language but being an ordinary sort the thought of reading Beowulf in its 'old English' formwell it just didn't happen This translation is wonderful The story is of raw physical heroism against apparently unsurmountable odds set in times past before the machine age when men carried swords and rode horses and tribes feuded with one another Beowulf is a hero In case anyone is unaware this is a veryvery old poemstory from the depths of English History although not in fact set in England Look it up on the web for detailsReading this translation I was somehow reminded of my childhood in the West of England Odd really I kept seeing the drama of the story taking place in the wild timeless places I played in as a child Th


  10. Steve HH Steve HH says:

    Kindle Seamus Heaney à Beowulf ePUB Ü Ã beowulf pdf, bilingual epub, edition free, Beowulf MOBIA story well told of a warriors’ world when duty came before individual even community pleasure One of Herculean strength turns up to rid a people of a monster a creature conceived after Man’s fall in Genesis and after the first murder by Cain With God’s help the biter is bit – the gory Grendel defeated But Grendel's mother seeks revenge and Beowulf must descend into the earth through the watery gateway to finish her off Initially hostile the local warrior Unferth has given Beowulf a magical sword Hrunting Scholars debate the significance My guess is that it was given with apology for initial ridicule and that though it failed in battle Beowulf was magnanimous in thanks God himself would provide the right sword Decades pass with King Beowulf the honourable faced with a dragon to slay If his people would support him he could slay and survive If they do not support


  11. K H Volker K H Volker says:

    Kindle Seamus Heaney à Beowulf ePUB Ü Ã beowulf pdf, bilingual epub, edition free, Beowulf MOBII have the print version already and wanted it on my Kindle as well It is a fantastic translationinterpretation of the original poem and I would give the print version 5 stars However as is often the case with Kindle versions of texts the formatting just doesn’t work on the Kindle The notes in


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