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Beowulf and the Critics

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Beowulf and the Critics
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AuthorJ.R.R. Tolkien
Edited by Michael Drout
PublisherArizona Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
FormatHardback with dustwrapper

Beowulf and the Critics was written in the 1930s and was probably delivered as a series of lectures to undergraduates. Tolkien’s highly influential lecture, Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics, was a redaction of this.

This edition of Tolkien’s lecture series includes both versions of the text together with detailed explanatory notes.