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Considering our recent discussion of Beowulf, I thought list members might enjoy reading a review of two of the latest translations of that classic. They are _Beowulf: A New Verse Translation_ by Seamus Heaney and _Beowulf: A New Verse Translation_ by R.M. Liuzza.  The reviewer is Frank Kermode in a piece titled "The Geat of Geats" in the July 20, 2000 edition of the _New York Review of Books_. It's available online at

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