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Gummere, Francis Barton 1855-1919

Overview
Works: 82 works in 433 publications in 3 languages and 8,236 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy plays  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Ballads  Outlines and syllabi  Epic poetry  Biography  Juvenile works  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Honoree
Classifications: PR2825.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Francis Barton Gummere
Beowulf( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf tells the story of a mysterious young warrior who saves the Spear-Danes from the terrible monster Grendel and his venomous mother
The popular ballad by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

35 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old English ballads by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

41 editions published between 1894 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The oldest English epic : Beowulf, Finnsburg, Waldere, Deor, Widsith, and the German Hildebrand by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

26 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in English and English, Old and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readable verse translations of Beowulf and some related poems
A handbook of poetics, for students of English verse by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

60 editions published between 1885 and 2012 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lives of great English writers from Chaucer to Browning by Walter S Hinchman( Book )

10 editions published between 1908 and 1990 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beginnings of poetry by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

24 editions published between 1901 and 2013 in English and French and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf by Francis Barton Gummere( )

27 editions published between 1910 and 2016 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Tis better to die than to live in shame. The oldest existing story written in Old English, ""Beowulf"" is the classic tale of courage and honor. In the Great Hall of Hrothgar, King of the Danes, the warrior Beowulf, son of a Swedish King, wages battle with the monster Grendel. The introduction contains a short history of the English language and a description of Anglo-Saxon culture
Founders of England by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

15 editions published between 1930 and 1970 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haverford essays; studies in modern literature by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

12 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Germanic origins : a study in primitive culture by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

18 editions published between 1892 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf by Francis Barton Gummere( Recording )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf first rescues the royal house of Denmark from two marauding monsters, then returns to rule his people for 50 years, ultimately losing his life in a battle to defend the Geats from a dragon's rampage
Democracy and poetry by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

4 editions published between 1911 and 2010 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

16 editions published between 1896 and 1920 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities
Anglo-Saxon metaphor by Francis Barton Gummere( )

12 editions published in 1881 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The oldest English epic : Beowulf, Finnsberg, Waldere, Deor, Widsith, and the German Hildebrand( Book )

14 editions published between 1909 and 1938 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic and saga : Beowulf ; The song of Roland ; The destruction of Dá Derga's hostel ; The story of the Volsungs and Niblungs( Book )

2 editions published between 1910 and 2004 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem read 10 mo. 27th, 1883, at the semi-centennial anniversary of the founding of Haverford College by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

7 editions published between 1883 and 1884 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf : in Old English and new English facing page translation( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf : the graphic novel by Stephen L Stern( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before Lord of the Rings, before Conan there was BEOWULF! The Viking warrior must defeat the ogre Grendel and his vengeful mother before facing the fire-breathing dragon that will spell his doom. This stunning graphic novel captures the power and majesty of the greatest sword and sorcery hero of them all!
 
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Beowulf
Alternative Names
Francis Barton Gummere American folklorist

Gummere, Francis B.

Gummere, Francis B. 1855-1919

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BeowulfBeowulfEpic and saga : Beowulf ; The song of Roland ; The destruction of Dá Derga's hostel ; The story of the Volsungs and NiblungsBeowulf : in Old English and new English facing page translation