Beowulf

Beowulf A fat dreamy child disappointing to his famous berserker father Berki is given the mocking name Beowulf by his fellow youths His love for the maiden Hygd drives him to his first heroic contest in

  • Title: Beowulf
  • Author: Stephan Grundy
  • ISBN: 9781440156977
  • Page: 158
  • Format: Paperback
  • A fat, dreamy child, disappointing to his famous berserker father, Berki is given the mocking name Beowulf by his fellow youths His love for the maiden Hygd drives him to his first heroic contest, in the course of which he is swept up by the wild passions of the sea god s ninth daughter Coming back from the sea s depths to the Geatish court, Beowulf discovers that he iA fat, dreamy child, disappointing to his famous berserker father, Berki is given the mocking name Beowulf by his fellow youths His love for the maiden Hygd drives him to his first heroic contest, in the course of which he is swept up by the wild passions of the sea god s ninth daughter Coming back from the sea s depths to the Geatish court, Beowulf discovers that he is no longer an object of mockery his troll like size, strength, and the lingering touch of the Otherworld upon him make him feared where he was once despised Now Beowulf s true strife lies before him the struggle to remain human among humans while accepting the sorrows and loneliness of his Otherworldly nature to use his monster s strength to defend the earth from the ravages of troll and dragon and to stand, at last, as a true king for the folk who once thought him worthless.

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    About “Stephan Grundy”

    1. Stephan Grundy

      Dr Stephan Grundy born 1967 in New York, U.S is an American author Being versed in particularly the Germanic mythology and cultural history, Grundy is known best for his modern adaptations of legendary sagas Some of his work is published under the pseudonym Kveldulf Gundarsson.

    243 thoughts on “Beowulf”

    1. "Gold and Honor Purchased with a Hero's Blood"(Based on the Signet Classics edition) ONEThe timeless tale of a valiant warriorDaring to cross foam-crested watersWith a goodly company on a proud-prowed ship,Desirous to ease the Danish king's distress,Bold Beowulf, the great Geat, did land uponDenmark's grief-ravaged shore, there to offerUnselfish service against the gross blood-fiend, Grendel.Alone among many brave me, Beowulf feigned sleepTo greet without weaponry the merciless monster.Scorning [...]


    2. Both scholarly and creative, but not the brilliance of Rhinegold. Various misspellings of proper names. Rather incomplete glossary and list of characters. All names -in accordance with the original- in Anglo-Saxonized form, at the same time this attempt suggests a verisimilitude which would require "original" names.Readers will benefit from a sound background knowledge. I was delighted to see some of my own interpretations of the original reflected in this book.


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