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Beowulf

Chris McCully

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ISBN: 978 1 784106 22 5
Categories: British, Medieval, Old English / Anglo Saxon, Translation
Imprint: Carcanet Classics
Published: September 2018
216 x 135 mm
220 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • Chris McCully has translated the Anglo-Saxon Riddles. Now he takes on the greatest Old English epic, devising a highly expressive prosody, and providing a full introduction and rich up-to-date annotation.
    Chris McCully was born in Bradford, Yorkshire in 1958. He worked as a full-time academic, specialising in the history of the English language and on English sound-structure as well as on verse and verse-form, at the University of Manchester (1985-2003) before deciding to spend more time on writing. From 2003-13 he ... read more
    Praise for Chris McCully '€˜McCully gets the life of words, their swing and weight, resonance and cadence. The poems spark with great lines and phrases...'
    Literary Review
    'this is a singular collection from a singular voice in English poetry, and I highly commend it.'
    Phillip Quinlan, Angle
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