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  • Beowulf: A New Translation

    Named one of the Best Poetry Books of 2021 by The GuardianLonglisted for the 2021 National Translation Award in Poetry. Picked for Kirkus Reviews’ Best Fiction in Translation of 2020. Named a Book of the Year by NPR, Vox, and The New Statesman. Picked for Loyalty Books’ Holiday List.A new, feminist translation of Beowulf by the author of the much-buzzed-about novel The Mere Wife**... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Beowulf

    An Updated Verse Translation

    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 literature.“There are lots of translations of Beowulf floating around, some prose, some poetry, but none manages to capture the feel and tone of the original as well as this one.” — Dick Ringler, Professor of English and ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Beowulf

    Narrated by Seamus Heaney ...

    Abridged

    2 hours 13 min

    A New York Times Bestseller and Whitbread Book of the Year.Heaney's performance reminds us that Beowulf, written near the turn of another millennium, was intended to be heard not read.Composed toward the end of the first millennium of our era, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, ... Read more

    $17.47 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Beowulf

    Translated by Michael Alexander ...
    by Unknown ...
    Beowulf is the greatest surviving work of literature in Old English, unparalleled in its epic grandeur and scope. It 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. Through its blend of ... Read more

    $8.79 USD

  • Beowulf

    In this epic poem, Beowulf, a hero of the Geats, comes to the aid of the king of the Danes whose great hall is plagued by the monster Grendel. Beowulf kills Grendel bare-handed and goes on to kill Grendel's mother with a giant’s sword that he recovers from her lair. Later, as king of the Geats, Beowulf confronts a dragon that terrorizes his kingdom. J.R.R. Tolkien said of Beowulf that it is in ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Beowulf

    series Dead Dodo Classics
    Beowulf is often referred to as the first important work of literature in English, even though it was written in Old English, an ancient form of the language that slowly evolved into the English now spoken. Though it is often viewed both as the archetypal Anglo-Saxon literary work and as a cornerstone of modern literature, Beowulf has a peculiar history that complicates both its historical and its ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Beowulf

    Classic Anglo-Saxon Verse

    by Anonymous ...
    series Ancient Classics
    Over 1000 years old, the Anglo-Saxon poem 'Beowulf" is one of the great classic epics of European Literature.The hero Beowulf is a great warrior and nobleman who comes to the aid of the Danish King Hrothgar, whose Kingdom is being attacked and terrorised by the monster Grendel. Beowulf does battle with Grendel, becomes King, and encounters many further adventures beyond.This book contains the text ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Beowulf: A New Translation

    Unabridged

    4 hours 8 min

    "Narrator JD Jackson addresses his listener as "bro" in this decidedly contemporary retelling of the classic saga...His brilliant performance captures all the artistry, wit, and immediacy of this fresh translation, and breathes new life into what for most has been a literary fossil." -- AudioFile Magazine, Earphones Award winnerA new, feminist translation of Beowulf by the author of the much ... Read more

    $9.59 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Beowulf

    Beowulf is the conventional title of an Old English heroic epic poem, set in Scandinavia, commonly cited as one of the most important works of Anglo-Saxon literature. Its composition by an anonymous Anglo-Saxon poet is dated between the 8th and the early 11th century. In the poem, Beowulf, a hero of the Geats, battles and defeats two monsters in his youth, but is fatally wounded when he fights a ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Beowulf

    Translated by Burton Raffel ...
    by Roberta Frank ...
    Before there was Game of Thrones, there was Beowulf...SONG OF BATTLE AND KINGSBeowulf is one of the earliest extant poems in a modern European language, composed in England before the Norman Conquest. As a social document this great epic poem is invaluable—reflecting a feudal world of heroes and monsters, blood and victory, life and death. As a work of art, it is unique. Beowulf rings with beauty, ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Beowulf

    Beowulf is the longest and finest literary work to have come down to us from Anglo-Saxon times, and one of the world's greatest epic poems. This acclaimed translation is complemented by a critical introduction and substantial editorial apparatus. - ;Beowulf is the longest and finest literary work to have come down to us from Anglo-Saxon times, and one of the world's greatest epic poems. Set in the ... Read more

    $8.95 USD

  • Beowulf

    Composed toward the end of the first millennium, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, later, from Grendel's mother. He then returns to his own country and dies in old age in a vivid fight against a dragon. The poem is about encountering the monstrous, defeating it, and then having ... Read more

    $1.99 USD