The acclaimed verse translation of the timeless epic tale of
bravery and battle--the enduring saga of the hero Beowulf and the
monster Grendel--the first true masterpiece of English
"No self-respecting college professor will want his students to
be without it....Renditions in modern English haven't taken the
poetry of the original very seriously--but what a shock now that
someone has! With the subtle rules of... more...