GUESTS: SEAMUS HEANEY Translator Beowulf (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2000) Awarded Nobel Prize for Literature, 1995 The epic Anglo-Saxon poem, Beowulf, the bane of many a high school student, has just been translated by Irish poet and Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney. Written by a unknown author over a thousand years ago, it tells the story of the Scandinavian hero, Beowulf, and his struggle with the monster Grendel. Join Juan Williams and Seamus Heaney for a discussion of Beowulf.



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