The Old English Exodus

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The Old English Exodus
AuthorJ.R.R. Tolkien
EditorJoan Turville-Petre
PublisherOxford University Press
Released28 January 1982
FormatHardback in dustwrapper
Pagesx, 85

The Old English Exodus collects J.R.R. Tolkien's text and translation of the Old English poem that is known as Exodus. They are accompanied by a commentary that has been produced by editing his notes for a series of informal lectures delivered to a specialist class in Oxford in the 1930s and 1940s.

Although dated 1981, the book was actually published in January 1982. 3,000 copies were printed and it has not been reprinted.[1]


  1. "The Old English Exodus. 1981", (accessed 26 March 2012)