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Beowulf: The Complete Story

The compelling Dark Ages story comes to life word for word in Dick Ringler’s new straightforward translation that preserves the cadence of the original Old English, complete and dramatized for the first time, with music from instruments played for the first time since the days of the great warrior. The liner notes give you story behind this most ancient surviving English-language narrative as well as a section-by-section play-by-play of the action. Ideal for study and exciting for sheer entertainment–especially with the lights off!

How We Got Beowulf Started off Right:

A thousand years after it was written, BEOWULF is still making news. It turns out that many translations of the Old English masterpiece may have been getting it wrong from the very first word. But the Dick Ringler version we used for our dramatization got it right. Get the lowdown:


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