A Choice of Anglo-Saxon Verse - download pdf or read online

A Choice of Anglo-Saxon Verse - download pdf or read online

By Richard Hamer

A number of Anglo-Saxon Verse includes the outdated English texts of the entire significant brief poems, comparable to 'The conflict of Maldon', 'The Dream of the Rood', 'The Wanderer' and 'The Seafarer', in addition to a beneficiant illustration of the numerous vital fragments, riddles and gnomic verses that live on from the 7th to the 12th centuries, with facing-page verse translations. those poems are the well-spring of the English poetic culture, and this anthology offers a different window into the brain and tradition of the Anglo-Saxons.

The quantity is a necessary spouse to Faber's variation of Beowulf, translated via Seamus Heaney.

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