British Irish Poetry

A Choice of Anglo-Saxon Verse by Richard Hamer

By Richard Hamer

A selection of Anglo-Saxon Verse comprises the outdated English texts of all of the significant brief poems, resembling 'The conflict of Maldon', 'The Dream of the Rood', 'The Wanderer' and 'The Seafarer', in addition to a beneficiant illustration of the various vital fragments, riddles and gnomic verses that continue to exist from the 7th to the 12th centuries, with facing-page verse translations. those poems are the well-spring of the English poetic culture, and this anthology presents a distinct window into the brain and tradition of the Anglo-Saxons.

The quantity is a necessary better half to Faber's version of Beowulf, translated by means of Seamus Heaney.

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