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Beowulf

Kevin Crossley-Holland

Beowulf

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Published by Boydell in Woodbridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated and introduced by Kevin Crossley-Holland. --
SeriesThe Poetry of legend. Classics of the medieval world, Poetry of legend
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1583
The Physical Object
Pagination142 p. :
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26570525M
ISBN 100851154565


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Beowulf by Kevin Crossley-Holland Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The modern English version we read today is .Beowulf is the conventional title of an Old English epic poem consisting of alliterative long lines, set in Scandinavia, the oldest surviving epic poem of Old .