Tolkien’s Beowulf translation.
We thought this book existed already, but apparently it won’t be due out til next year. Syd Allan’s page talks about the progress of the book and the way it will be presented – there is apparently TWO versions: Tolkien made a verse translation (not completed) and a prose translation. Scholar Michael Drout is working on both. [More] This link is a goldmine for anyone interested in Anglo Saxon language and literature – thanks to Quinn for sending it.Posted in Old Main News on May 4, 2003 by Tehanu