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    • Beowulf

    • By: C. W. Kennedy - translator
    • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    Out of the mixture of Latin and Germanic paganism and the Christianity of the Early Middle Ages has sprung one of the world's supremely great pieces of literature. J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings, delivered a famous lecture to the British Academy in 1936 in which he maintained that Beowulf was a poem all of a piece, and not (as had been suggested) a jumble of fragments for pedantic scholars to paw over.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • As good as it gets!

    • By James on 07-09-05

    Regular price: $16.80