Just as the title says, this is an excellent translation of this medieval tale. It is in verse, but don't let that scare you off. I've found it an easier and more pleasant read than the prose ... Read More
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 ... Read More
Epic narrative poems have been recurrent in Western Literature since Homer and Virgil. They tell us stories of a hero?s great deeds and travels, always seeking fame and the glory of his country. A ... Read More
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