Thursday, March 27, 2014

Beowulf new translation --

Hwaet!  Listen up!  It starts.

The very first Anglo-Saxon (Old English) poem Beowulf, or which only one copy exists in manuscript form  (see Michael Wood documentary, scroll down)--This new translation is by Nobel laureate poet, Seamus Heany--

http://www.amazon.com/Beowulf-Verse-Translation-Bilingual-Edition/dp/0393320979#reader_0393320979