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Gummere, Francis Barton 1855-1919

Overview
Works: 101 works in 516 publications in 3 languages and 8,674 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy plays  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Ballads  Outlines and syllabi  Biographies  Fiction  Epic poetry  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Honoree
Classifications: PR2825.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Francis Barton Gummere
Beowulf by R. W Chambers( )

32 editions published between 1910 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,969 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
The popular ballad by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

35 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old English ballads by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

45 editions published between 1894 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

32 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in English and English, Old and held by 691 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 )

71 editions published between 1885 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beginnings of poetry by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

28 editions published between 1901 and 2013 in English and French and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1908 and 1990 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Founders of England by Francis Barton Gummere( Book )

20 editions published between 1930 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 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 )

20 editions published between 1892 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf by Francis Barton Gummere( Recording )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 293 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 )

8 editions published between 1911 and 2010 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( )

16 editions published between 1896 and 1920 in English and held by 105 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
Anglo-Saxon metaphor by Francis Barton Gummere( )

14 editions published in 1881 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1909 and 1938 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 1910 and 2004 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The translation of Beowulf : and the relations of ancient and modern English verse by Francis Barton Gummere( )

4 editions published between 1886 and 2019 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 21 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!
Beowulf by Francis Barton Gummere( )

7 editions published between 1910 and 2019 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf is the earliest surviving poem in Old English. Although the authorship is anonymous it is believed to have been written before the 10th century AD. The only extant European manuscript of the Beowulf text is placed at around 1010. The epic tells the tale of the Scandinavian hero Beowulf as he struggles against three adversaries; the monster Grendel, Grendel's mother and an unnamed dragon. The epic was recently released as a blockbuster film starring Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins, Robin Wright Penn, Brendan Gleeson, John Malkovich, Crispin Glover, Alison Lohman, and Angelina Joli
Shakespere's The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( )

2 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Beowulf
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BeowulfEpic and saga : Beowulf ; The song of Roland ; The destruction of Da Derga's hostel ; The story of the Volsungs and Niblungs
Alternative Names
Francis Barton Gummere American folklorist

Francis Barton Gummere béaloideasaí Meiriceánach

Francis Barton Gummere traductor estadounidense

Francis Barton Gummere traductor estatunidenc

Francis Barton Gummere traductor estauxunidense (1855–1919)

Gummere Francis B.

Gummere, Francis B. 1855-1919

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