Although Beowulf is a masterpiece of early English literature, written approximately between 975 and 1025, the unfamiliar dialect makes this epic poem difficult to understand. Thanks to this translation, placed right near the original text, readers can now appreciate the battle of good and evil that unfolds between the wise and heroic Beowulf and his enemies. 176 pp.
Each No Fear guide contains the complete text of the original play along with a line-by-line translation, a complete list of characters and plenty of helpful commentary. 219 pp.
Why be frightened of the most wonderful collection of tales ever written? No Fear The Canterbury Tales makes it simple for students to love Chaucer's masterpiece in all its humor, bawdiness and poignancy. It features the original text on the left-hand page, side-by-side with an easy-to-understand translation on the right; in addition, there is a complete list of characters with descriptions and plenty of helpful commentary. 416 pp.
Have you ever tried to read The Scarlet Letter but realized midway through the second sentence that you were already lost? No Fear: The Scarlet Letter will change all that. No need to worry about losing the thread anymore: whenever Hawthorne's sentences become too convoluted to follow, or you can't figure out exactly what he's talking about, simply look across at the right-hand page and a simplified, modernized text—using the kind of English we actually speak today—will set you back on track. 432 pp.
A one-stop book with everything candidates need to know to take and pass the United States Citizenship Exam and become a U.S. citizen! 164 pp.