Friday, 11 April 2014

Why Tolkien’s Beowulf translation is one of the best things to happen to literature


There’s a lot of excitement floating round academic communities for J.R.R. Tolkien’s forthcoming Beowulf translation (which you can pre-order here) where the prevailing buzz seems to be “best thing since slices bread”. Here, writer Mabel Slattery outlines why.

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