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Author: Anonymous
Title: Beowulf
Language: en
Original publication date: 1010 (ca, original manuscript)

Characters: Beowulf, Grendel, Hrothgar, Grendel's mother, Dragon, Wealhtheow, Wiglaf,

Important events: the death of Grendel, the death of Grendel's mother, the death of Beowulf,

Book awards: Whitbread (Book of the Year, 1999) Seamus Heaney translation, Whitbread (Poetry, 1999) Seamus Heaney translation, New York Times Best Books of the Year (2000) Seamus Heaney translation, Time Magazine's Best Books of the Year (2000.7|Fiction (4), 2000), New York Times bestseller (Fiction, 200

Dedication: In memory of Ted HughesSeamus Heaney (1999) For Brian and BlakeBurton Raffel (1963) In memory of Joseph and Winifred AlexanderMichael Alexander (1973)

First words: So. The Spear-Danes in days gone byand the kings who ruled them had courage and greatness.We have heard of those princes' heroic campaigns.(translated by Seamus Heaney, 1999) Hear me! We've heard of D

Last words: So the Geat-people, his hearth-companions,sorrowed for the lord who had been laid low.They said that of all the kings upon the earthhe was the man most gracious and fair-minded,kindest to his people a

Blurbers: Andrew Motion (Heaney translation), Bernard O'Donoghue (Heaney translation), Julian Barnes (Heaney translation), Claire Harman (Heaney translation), Sean O'Brien (Heaney translation), Magnus

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