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Baker, Peter S. The Beowulf Reader: Basic Readings. New York: Garland Publishing, 2000.

Bjork, Robert E., and John D. Niles. A Beowulf Handbook. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, reprint edition 2007.

Bloom, Harold, ed. Beowulf: Modern Critical Interpretations. New York: Chelsea House, reprint edition 2007.

Chambers, R. W. Beowulf: An Introduction to the Study of the Poem. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1959.

Fry, Donald K., ed. The Beowulf Poet: A Collection of Critical Essays. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1968.

Grigsby, John. Beowulf and Grendel: The Truth Behind England’s Oldest Legend. London: Duncan Baird Publishers, 2006.

Irving, Edward B., Jr. Introduction to Beowulf. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1969.

Niles, John D. Beowulf: The Poem and Its Tradition. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1983.

Pearsall, Derek. Old English and Middle English Poetry. London: Routledge, 1977.

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by ckroon, September 05, 2013

A cool story of a the main character Beowulf which kills a dargon and a grendel that threaten his kingdom


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the guard at the shore

by sleepytimejosh, October 21, 2013

i need to find the part in the book where beowulf lands upon the shore and the guard comes down n' confronts him.


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