Beowulf and the Dragon
Beowulf. Old English Text and Translation of the 'Dragon Episode' illustrated by Anke Eissmann. Foreword by Tom Shippey
Walking Tree Publishers are pleased to announce the publication of a luxury edition of the 'Dragon Episode' from Beowulf. The book presents the Old English text and Modern English translation side by side. It is illustratied by Anke Eissmann, who has worked with the Walking Tree Publishers on numerous occasions in the past (including the cover illustrations of many of the Cormarë Series books). The foreword was written by the celebrated Tolkien expert, Tom Shippey.
Below are sample spreads from Beowulf and the Dragon. The pages can be enlarged by clicking.
The Modern English translation is by John Porter. The book is bound in hardback and has 84 pages.
The book's creation began as a study project by Anke Eißmann. Some sketches from this project and insights into the book's develoment as well as further page previews can be seen on Anke's home page (anke.edoras-art.de/anke_beowulf.html).
Beowulf and the Dragon, Walking Tree Publishers 2009, ISBN 978-3-905703-17-7
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Review of Beowulf and the Dragon by Alexa Chipman (12th July 2011)
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