Tolkien, J.R.R. Beowulf: The Monster and the Critics

J.R.R. Tolkien

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Tolkien, J.R.R. Beowulf: The Monster and the Critics

[No publisher location listed] Arden Library, 1980. Hardback 8vo. Limited to 150 copies. 51 pp. Library binding, gilt lettering to spine, sky-blue endpapers. Condition: Very good. Minor rubbing to corners, head and foot of spine; very slight warping to top portions of all pages. $150 

Initially delivered as a lecture in 1936, this study has been praised as influential and transformative by critics including the poet and Beowulf translator Seamus Heaney. The noted medievalist Michael D. C. Drout calls it the most important article ever written about the poem.

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