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Beowulf / translated by Michael Alexander.

Contributor(s): Alexander, Michael, 1941- [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Popular Penguins: Publisher: Camberwell, Victoria : Penguin, 2010Copyright date: c2001Description: 116 pages ; 18 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780141194875 (paperback).Uniform titles: Beowulf. English. Selections. Subject(s): Beowulf | Beowulf | Beowulf | Heroes | Monsters | Epic poetry, English (Old) | Heroes -- Scandinavia -- Poetry | Monsters -- Poetry | ScandinaviaGenre/Form: Poetry. | Poetry.DDC classification: 829.3 Summary: Beowulf tells the story of the heroic Beowulf and of his battles, first with the monster Grendel, then with Grendel's avenging mother, and finally with a dragon that threatens to devastate his homeland. Through its blend of myth and history, Beowulf vividly evokes a twilight world in which men and supernatural forces live side by side.
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Taken from the Penguin classics Revised edition of: Beowulf. Harmondsworth : Penguin, 2001.

Beowulf tells the story of the heroic Beowulf and of his battles, first with the monster Grendel, then with Grendel's avenging mother, and finally with a dragon that threatens to devastate his homeland. Through its blend of myth and history, Beowulf vividly evokes a twilight world in which men and supernatural forces live side by side.

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