Normal Price: $23.40
Your Price: $21.06 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.34! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.05 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Beowulf by Michael Alexander
Book DescriptionBeowulf is the greatest surviving work of literature in Old English, unparalleled in its epic grandeur and scope. It tells the story of the heroic Beowulf and of his battles, first with the monster Grendel, who has laid waste to the great hall of the Danish king Hrothgar, then with Grendel's avenging mother, and finally with a dragon that threatens to devastate his homeland. Through its blend of myth and history, Beowulf vividly evokes a twilight world in which men and supernatural forces live side by side. And it celebrates the endurance of the human spirit in a transient world. "Alexander's translation is marked by a conviction that it is possible to be both ambitious and faithful [and] ...communicates the poem with a care which goes beyond fidelity-to-meaning and reaches fidelity of implication. May it go on ...to another half-million copies." - Tom Shippey, Bulletin of the International Association of University Professors of English
Buy Beowulf book by Michael Alexander from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780140449310
(198mm x 129mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Michael Alexander
Excel Macros For Dummies, Paperback (May 2017)
Save time and be way more productive with Microsoft Excel macros Looking for ready-made Excel macros that will streamline your workflow? Look no further! Excel Macros For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps you save time, automate, and be more productive even with no programming experience at all.
Excel 2016 Power Programming with VBA, Paperback (March 2016)» View all books by Michael Alexander
Maximize your Excel experience with VBA Excel 2016 Power Programming with VBA is fully updated to cover all the latest tools and tricks of Excel 2016.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Beowulf book by Michael Alexander and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Michael Alexander
Michael Alexander is Berry Professor of English Literature at the University of St Andrews. For Penguin he has translated, 'The Earliest English Poems', 'The Canterbury Tales: The First Fragment', as well as a prose translation of BEOWULF. Michael Alexander is Berry Professor of English Literature at the University of St Andrews. For Penguin he has translated, 'The Earliest English Poems', 'The Canterbury Tales: The First Fragment', as well as a prose translation of BEOWULF.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.