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Additional Resources for Beowulf by Richard Wilbur

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Butts, William, ed., Conversations with Richard Wilbur,

University Press of Mississippi, 1990.

In these nineteen interviews and conversations with Richard Wilbur, ranging from 1962 to 1988, the reader has the opportunity to hear Wilbur's "disarmingly open" voice and his views on poetry. A chronology of the poet's life and Butts' introduction trace changes in Wilbur's poetry over his long career.

Edgecombe, Rodney Stenning, A Reader's Guide to the Poetry of Richard Wilbur, University of Alabama Press, 1995. This book is meant to be perused with a copy of Wilbur's New and Collected Poems at hand. Edgecombe discusses each poem in this collection, and gives his comments on Wilbur's recurring themes over his years of writing.

Heaney, Seamus, Beowulf, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2000. The Noble Laureate Seamus Heaney translates the original epic, using the four-stress line and heavy alliteration common to Anglo-Saxon poetry, in this Whitbread Prize-winning book. In The New York Times...

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