Goody! Tolkien’s translation of Beowulf

will be published in May.  His essay “Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics” has been called the greatest work on Beowulf ever written, so we lit crit types are awaiting his translation with bated breath.

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  • Shawna Mathieu

    Ooooh, I’m definitely getting this. Have you ever read his translation of the Volsungg saga? Spectacular, especially when you can see reading it what parts inspired LoTR.

  • http://janalynmarie.blogspot.com/ Beadgirl

    Ooh ooh, must get!

  • PalaceGuard

    Back HS Advanced English class (ca. 1967), we listened to a way cool reading of Beowulf n the original Anglo-Saxon, on an ancient 78rpm record. For some reason, I have always had the impression that the reader was Tolkien! Does anyone know if this is true? Did such a recording exist? Are there any copies still extant?


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