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Beowulf Translations


David Breeden's translation of the poem into modern free verse, focusing on retelling the story of Beowulf.


E-text edition by Charles Kennedy. Retains the stanza structure of the epic poem.

Beowulf Child

Provides modern English prose translation of the epic, by Clarence Griffin Child.

Beowulf: A New Translation for Oral Delivery

Electronic edition of Beowulf. Contains translations designed for oral delivery.

Beowulf: Grappling with Grendel

Contains an excerpt from the modern English version of the epic poem Beowulf, by Allan Sullivan and Timothy Murphy.

Project Gutenberg: Beowulf

Downloadable ebook, translated from the Heyne-Socin text. Lesslie Hall's translation, first published in 1905.

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