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Gummere, Francis Barton 1855-1919

Overview
Works: 77 works in 421 publications in 3 languages and 8,490 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Outlines and syllabi  Biography  Juvenile works  Epic poetry  Bibliography  Study guides 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Honoree
Classifications: PR2825.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Francis Barton Gummere
The popular ballad by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

34 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old English ballads by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

40 editions published between 1894 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

42 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in English and English, Old and held by 677 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 578 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 487 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 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Founders of England by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

13 editions published between 1930 and 1970 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf by Francis Barton Gummere( Recording )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written one thousand years ago, Beowulf is the oldest surviving work in Old English, and the first of its kind to make the transition from the oral tradition to written form. Filled with vivid battle scenes, it is named for a young warrior in fifth-century Scandinavia who achieves glory by fighting and killing various monsters and governing his land wisely for 50 years
Germanic origins : a study in primitive culture by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

17 editions published between 1892 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democracy and poetry by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

4 editions published between 1911 and 2010 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

23 editions published between 1910 and 2016 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a translation of the Old English poem which tells the story of the hero Beowulf, slayer of the monster Grendel; also includes an introduction to the poem and explanatory and textual notes
Anglo-Saxon metaphor by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

12 editions published in 1881 in English and Undetermined and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

18 editions published between 1896 and 1920 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character
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 34 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 13 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 9 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!
The World's Best Poetry, Volume IX : Of Tragedy: of Humour( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf( )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Francis Barton Gummere American folklorist

Gummere, Francis B.

Gummere, Francis B. 1855-1919

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BeowulfEpic 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