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SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality instructional study guides for challenging works of literature.

This audio study guide for Beowulf, translated by Seamus Heaney, includes detailed summary and analysis of each chapter and an in-depth exploration of the book’s multiple symbols, motifs, and themes, such as heroism and leadership and mortality and Christianity. Featured content also includes commentary on major characters, 25 important quotes, essay questions, and discussion topics. 

The 1999 translation of the ancient poem Beowulf by acclaimed Irish poet Seamus Heaney was universally praised on its release for its freshness and readability. In this epic tale, the great warrior Beowulf battles fearsome enemies on his path to becoming king.

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