JRR Tolkien Translation of Beowulf to Be Published

JRR Tolkien Translation of Beowulf to Be Published

Nearly 90 years after it was written, JRR Tolkien’s translation of the epic poem Beowulf is finally set to be published. Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary is due to hit book stores in May. The edition will include Tolkien’s 1926 translation of the epic poem, as well as commentary from lectures given throughout the 1930s […]

Beowulf Translation by J.R.R. Tolkien to Be Published

Beowulf Translation by J.R.R. Tolkien to Be Published

The 1926 J.R.R. Tolkien translation of Beowulf is set to be re-published by Harper Perennial as a newly edited edition of the epic poem. Christopher Tolkien, son of the fantastic author of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, has decided to release the book. Along with his late father’s lectures at Oxford University on […]