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  • Beowulf [PDQ Edition] | Francis Barton Gummere and Unknown

    Beowulf [PDQ Edition]

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Francis Barton Gummere and Unknown
    • Narrated By Nigle Simmons
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    Beowulf is considered an epic poem in that the main character is a hero who travels great distances to prove his strength at impossible odds against supernatural demons and beasts. The poem also begins in medias ("into the middle of affairs") or simply, "in the middle", which is a characteristic of the epics of antiquity.

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