Seamus Heaney on the new Beowulf

Elizabeth Farnsworth speaks with Heaney about his recent translations of the epic poem Beowulf, the probable background of the bard who created the original, similarities between Old English and bits of Anglo-Saxon that still crop up in rural Ireland, and the importance of meter and alliteration in...

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Other Authors: Lehrer, James., Farnsworth, Elizabeth., Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013.
Format: Video VHS
Language: English
Published: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities, c2000.
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PR1583 .H42 2000 (VHS)
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