Episode 24: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation by Seamus Heaney
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation read by Seamus Heaney
“Beowulf is Back! What’s behind the running pop-culture engagement with the epic poem?” by James Parker, published in The Atlantic Monthly in April 2017.
“Going Gaga for the Saga: Seamus Heaney Translation Makes ‘Beowulf’ a Bestseller” - Washington Post Style piece, published in March 2000.
“An Anglo-Saxon Chiller(With an Irish Touch); Seamus Heaney Adds His Voice to 'Beowulf'“ - New York Times profile on Seamus Heaney, published in March 2000.
“Old English, New Influences: EDSITEment's introduction to Anglo-Saxon literature” - National Endowment for the Humanities discusses Old English influence on J.R.R. Tolkien and J.K. Rowling