Beowulf and the Dragon

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Beowulf and the Dragon
Foreword byTom Shippey
EditorThomas Honegger (General Editor)
TranslatorJohn Porter
IllustratorAnke Eißmann
PublisherWalking Tree Publishers

Beowulf and the Dragon is a 2009 book, being the result of a study project by illustrator Anke Eißmann. The book contains both the Old English text and a Modern English translation of the "Dragon Episode" from Beowulf, illustrated by Eißmann. Tom Shippey has provided a Foreword, in which he connects Beowulf with the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.

From the publisher

Walking Tree Publishers are pleased to announce the publication of a luxury edition of the 'Dragon Episode' from Beowulf. The book presents the Old English text and Modern English translation side by side. It is illustrated by Anke Eissmann, who has worked with the Walking Tree Publishers on numerous occasions in the past (including the cover illustrations of many of the Cormarë Series books). The foreword was written by the celebrated Tolkien expert, Tom Shippey.

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