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Poems and Prose from the Old English

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In this restructured and greatly expanded version of Burton Raffel's out-of-print classic, Poems from the Old English, Raffel and co-editor Alexandra ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
olddavid

Anything by Raffel

by olddavid on Aug 7, 2008

Anything by Burton Raffel is worth reading: his translations of Beowulf (interesting to compare it with Heaney's), Greek lyrics, Don Quijote, etc.; and his books on translating poetry and prose are thought provoking if you are at all interested in language, poetry, prose or translation! One of my daughters is a professional translator in Europe, and I've bought several for her; she values them.

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