Beowulf: A New Verse Translation.

"Behaviour that's admired is the path to power among people everywhere": First Edition of Beowulf; Signed by Seamus Heaney

Beowulf: A New Verse Translation.

HEANEY, Seamus.

$375.00

Item Number: 3750

New York: Farrar, Straus Giroux, 1999.

First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the Seamus Heaney on the title page.

"How did he do it? How did Seamus Heaney fashion verses, singularly handsome verses that not only capture the somber grandeur and mythic vigor of the Anglo-Saxon original, but also reflect the rhythm and timbre of the English we speak today.... This newborn translation makes accessible to everyone the first supremely great poem to be written in the English language" (Colin Campbell, Christian Science Monitor).

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