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Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary - Tolkien, J R R, and Tolkien, Christopher (Editor)
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The translation of Beowulf by J.R.R. Tolkien was an early work, very distinctive in its mode, completed in 1926: he returned to it later to make hasty corrections, but seems never to have considered its publication. This edition is twofold, for there exists an illuminating commentary on the text of the poem by the translator himself, in the written form of a series of lectures given at Oxford in the 1930s, and from these lectures a substantial selection has been made, to form a commentary on the translation in this book. ...

Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary 2015, Mariner Books

ISBN-13: 9780544570306

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Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary 2014, Mariner Books, Boston

ISBN-13: 9780544442788