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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
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
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
He was working on the movie Beowulf when he received a call from Gayman.
The Odyssey, Beowulf are poems, yes, but with a practical function.Only Six Books: Excerpt From Jeanette Winterson’s New Memoir|Jeanette Winterson|March 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Hunferth calls Beowulf a mudscow; Breca and Beowulf swim like two dead herrings.The Translations of Beowulf|Chauncey Brewster Tinker
These are now often printed in the editions of the “Beowulf.”
"Now don't make asses of yourselves," grunted brother Beowulf.The Last of the Vikings|John Bowling
No need had Beowulf to boast of his warriors in time of danger!Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race|Maud Isabel Ebbutt
We will begin with the “Beowulf,” the largest and in every sense the most important of the remaining Anglo-Saxon poems.
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.