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An epic like Beowulf was composed for the ear, with careful alliterations within each line.Americans Have Never Loved Poetry More—But They Call It Rap|John McWhorter|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He translated Beowulf into English, and I think he would have done well by Gogol.Sebastian Barry, Ireland’s Greatest Living Writer, Speaks for the Voiceless|Allen Barra|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Entertainment Weekly Beowulf TV series in the works at Syfy.'50 Shades of Grey' Pushed to 2015, ‘Divergent’ Trailer Released|Culture Team|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Lex Fajardo, creator of the graphic novel series Kid Beowulf, really likes Loki, too.
Beowulf: A New Translation It is always better to avenge dear ones than to indulge in mourning.Seamus Heaney, 1939-2013: Accessible, Yes, and Beautiful|Jimmy So|August 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is therefore of importance to the student of the Beowulf.
Steinecks translation did not advance the interpretation of Beowulf a whit.
Unfortunately his omissions are often the most poetical lines of the Beowulf.
Of all men else the translator of Beowulf should avoid Scott.
It was better to have Beowulf according to Wackerbarth than no Beowulf at all.
British Dictionary definitions for Beowulf
Cultural definitions for Beowulf
An epic in Old English, estimated as dating from as early as the eighth century; the earliest long work of literature in English. The critical events are the slaying of the monster Grendel and Grendel's mother by the hero Beowulf and Beowulf's battle with a dragon, in which he is mortally wounded.