J.R.R. Tolkien’s Beowulf Translation to be published in May

March 19th, 2014 by John Leave a reply »

From The Guardian today: “Hwæt! Almost 90 years after JRR Tolkien translated the 11th-century poem Beowulf, The Lord of the Rings author’s version of the epic story is to be published for the first time in an edition which his son Christopher Tolkien says sees his father ‘enter[ing] into the imagined past’ of the heroes.”

Read the rest of the article at theguardian.com and more information at the custom website for the publication: http://www.tolkienbeowulf.com

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