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Old 06-28-2001, 08:13 PM
Alan Sullivan Alan Sullivan is offline
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Tim Murphy and I have recently learned that our Beowulf translation will be included in the next edition of the Longman anthology. Longman will also bring out a separate scholarly edition in the U.S. and Great Britain. Publication is scheduled for July 2, 2002.

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Old 06-28-2001, 08:27 PM
Carol Taylor Carol Taylor is offline
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Glad to see good work recognized, Alan and Tim.

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Old 06-29-2001, 09:32 AM
Richard Wakefield Richard Wakefield is offline
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I've been lucky enough to see some excerpts, and they're excellent. Although I don't claim to be Beowulf scholar, I did learn to read Anglo Saxon and made it through several complete readings of the original, and to my ear the Sullivan and Murphy translation captures the lilt and texture and momentum of the original. Don't miss it.
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