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By Richard Hamer

ISBN-10: 0571087647

ISBN-13: 9780571087648

ISBN-10: 0571325394

ISBN-13: 9780571325399

A selection of Anglo-Saxon Verse comprises the outdated English texts of all of the significant brief poems, corresponding to 'The conflict of Maldon', 'The Dream of the Rood', 'The Wanderer' and 'The Seafarer', in addition to a beneficiant illustration of the numerous very important fragments, riddles and gnomic verses that continue to exist 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 presents a different window into the brain and tradition of the Anglo-Saxons.

The quantity is an important spouse to Faber's version of Beowulf, translated by means of Seamus Heaney.

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