[KINDLE] ❧ The Seafarer ❤ Ida L. Gordon – Thomashillier.co.uk

The Seafarer Edition, With Contextual Introduction, Notes, Glossary And Bibliography, Of The Poem From The Exeter Book.


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10 thoughts on “The Seafarer

  1. says:

    This is one of my favourite Old English poems, full of that melancholy wanderlust that characterises so much of Anglo Saxon art Some of the lines in here have become part of who I am and give me shivers of pleasure whenever I read them Mona modes lust m la geh ylcefer to feran, t ic feor heonanel eodigra eard gesece Which means roughly My heart s desires urge me time a...


  2. says:

    I had no idea ancient poetry could be so deep and multi layered.Dark, emotive and full of hope


  3. says:

    A short, powerful poem in Old English Ida Gordon concentrated on the meaning of Old English itself I read Ezra Pound s translation into Modern English It helped, seeing the original version, to gain a better appreciation for this classic poem This is a difficult poem to understand very well It seems to cover the idea of life s meaning, from the standpoint of someone who has endured and survived, at least so far the harshness of the sea From the experience on a boat that sailed the co A short, powerful poem in Old English Ida Gordon concentrated on the meaning of Old English itself I read Ezra Pound s translation into Modern English It helped, seeing the original version, to gain a better appreciation for this classic poem This is a difficult poem to understand very well It seems to cover the idea of life s meaning, from the standpoint of someone who has endured and survived, at least so far the harshness of the sea From the experience on a boat that sailed the coasts of the British Isles Whoever wrote this was wet and cold most of the time...


  4. says:

    This is a good edition The introduction is informative, there s excellent footnotes, and a good glossary The Seafarer isn t my favourite Old English poem by far that dubious honour goes to Wulf and Eadwacer but this version is a good way to experience it, provided you have some grasp of Anglo Sax...


  5. says:

    Superb With Gordon s insightful footnotes and introduction, this small book is perfect for reading this poem Also, the glossary is JUST for the Seafarer itself, making searching for a word really easy.


  6. says:

    I really like this poem It showed so much emotion of how it was like to be out at sea in the winter It had such beautiful imagery in the poem It s one of my favorite poems.


  7. says:

    Good but was a little confused about what it had to do with the sea


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