Beowulf

Michael Alexander

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Tells the story of the heroic Beowulf and of his battles, first with the monster Grendel, who has laid waste to the great hall of the Danish king Hrothgar, then with Grendel’s avenging mother, and finally with a dragon that threatens to devastate his homeland.

About The Author

Michael Alexander is Berry Professor of English Literature at the University of St Andrews. For Penguin he has translated, ‘The Earliest English Poems’, ‘The Canterbury Tales: The First Fragment’, as well as a prose translation of BEOWULF. Michael Alexander is Berry Professor of English Literature at the University of St Andrews. For Penguin he has translated, ‘The Earliest English Poems’, ‘The Canterbury Tales: The First Fragment’, as well as a prose translation of BEOWULF.

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Weight 157 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 12 mm
ISBN-13

9780140449310

Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Date of Publication

27022003

Translated by

Michael Alexander

Introduction by

Michael Alexander