The Monsters and the Critics
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|The Monsters and the Critics and Other Essays|
|Author||J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (editor)|
|Released||1983 (1st edition)|
Some of the essays included in The Monsters and the Critics and Other Essays had been published before, while some appeared for the first time in print.
- Previuosly published:
- "Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics" (lecture delivered in 1936 and published in Proceedings of the British Academy, volume XXII in the same year)
- "On Translating Beowulf" (published in 1940 as "Prefatory Remarks on Prose Translation of 'Beowulf'")
- "English and Welsh" (lecture delivered in 1955 and published in Angles and Britons: O'Donnell Lectures in 1963)
- "On Fairy-Stories" (lecture delivered in 1939 and published in Essays Presented to Charles Williams in 1947)
- Previuosly unpublished:
The book also contains a foreword by Christopher Tolkien.