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By Richard Hamer

A collection of Anglo-Saxon Verse comprises the previous English texts of the entire significant brief poems, similar to '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 live to tell the tale 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 offers a distinct window into the brain and tradition of the Anglo-Saxons.

The quantity is a necessary spouse to Faber's version of Beowulf, translated via Seamus Heaney.

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