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1 • Beowulf Teachers’ Guide adapted and illustrated by. GARETH HINDS. HC: PB: CANDLEWICK PRESS. Beowulf. Gareth Hinds, Illustrator, Gareth Hinds, Adapted by. Candlewick $ (p) ISBN Beowulf Graphic Novel by Gareth Hinds, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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As we first open this volume, we are met with the illustrator’s notes regarding the chosen translation as well as a vocabulary bank to help guide us through some of the more obtuse lan Beowulf is a difficult thing to review and perhaps even more difficult to accurately interpret given its multitude of translations and revisions with various intentions in mind.

They occupy a territory that moves between dream and reality with never a hitch. The book then moves to the style that relates most of the story: Gareth Hinds shows that the graphic novel media is perfect for telling this story to modern audiences. He begins with a credit to two versions of the familiar story A. The legend of Beowulf itself isn’t a terribly exciting one, though. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Hinds is able to capture the essence of Beowulf through simple, graphic panels.

The Pied Piper of Hamelin. I feel that children’s fiction writers therefore have to be particularly conscious and careful of what they say. Ratings and Reviews 0 1 star ratings 0 reviews.

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Gareth Hinds’ garetn novel is a dramatic triumph, it’s art alternately sketch and flowing and full. Now that Beowuf have seen Santiago Garcia and David Rubin’s version, which gets at more of Beowulf’s story and captures more of the drama and power, I am inclined to say this is garwth good artwork, and maybe still the best I have seen of Hi When I initially read this it was the first graphic version of the epic tale that I had read.

Told for more than a thousand years, Beowulf’s heroic saga finds a true home in this graphic-novel edition. There was nothing Gareth Hinds could really do with the material except change it. Description This exhilarating graphic-novel edition of an ancient classic honors the spirit of the original as it attracts modern readers ages 10 and up.

Grendel, Grendel’s mother, and the dragon are fairly one dimensional in their rage. Mar 02, Piyali rated it really liked it Shelves: Once again I downloaded this on Comixology following a tip from A.

Gareth Hinds’ Beowulf

Perhaps I will enjoy this more when I am not forced to read it for uni. You’ve successfully reported this review.

In fact, it seems to be a very accurate rendition of Beowulf as I remember it from school-boring, confusing, and at times, disgusting. About Robert Tilendis Robert M.

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Lord Peter and Little Kerstin. This is a very good book but a little graphic but very vivid. Jan 28, Kelley Ross rated it it was amazing Shelves: Books of the Week.

Beowulf is a story of ego, humanity, and the cyclical nature of violence. It was really jarring. The most laudable thing about this work is that it attempts to bring the classic poem to the attention of young adults. Bones were shattered, blood was shed, and then Grendel runs away with one less arm than he himds with. May 09, Tom Ward rated it it was ok.

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Obviously any conversion from a genre like the novel or epic poem to a graphic novel will lose some degree of textuality, but usually that conversion involves a gain in visual detail. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Beowulf 5 5 Nov 25, Aug 25, Devon gadeth it it was ok. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Hinds beowylf leave quite a bit of direct beowulv of the poem in, which is nice, but it was done too half-heartedly. An amazing rendition of the classic epic poem Beowulf. And it’s done very beautifully, the art is amazing and freaky! May 16, Chris Bass added it Shelves: The problem with this is that you lose a lot of the literary nuance that makes Beowulf such a remarkable poem.

Hinds layers sophisticated art worthy of pairing with such timeless stories that will have adults and students alike savoring the finer points. He has also been a student of history, art, theater, psychology, ceramics, and dance.

This adaptation simplifies the tale of Beowulf and breaks it down into three easy-to-grasp events. Approaching this material is a daunting task to the wise, and a futile task to the unwise. Overview Music Video Charts.