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J.R.R. Tolkien’s Translation of Beowulf to be Published March 20, 2014: Hear ye, hear ye! Salon reports that J.R.R. Tolkien’s translation of Beowulf hits the stands May 22nd, courtesy of Harper Perennial. In 1926, J.R.R. Tolkien, one of fiction’s finest crafters [...] by

New Research: Opening Line of Beowulf Is Not What We’ve Eternally Thunk November 4, 2013: The Independent has some terrifying news: Apparently the opening line to Beowulf has been misinterpreted for 200 years? Hwæt: It is perhaps the most important word in one of the greatest and most [...] by

Beowulf’s Royal Hall Unearthed September 20, 2013: Like most office workers, come Friday Harriet Staff likes to throw back a few ox horns of mead and recite heroic tales in verse. So we were thrilled to see that King Hrothgar’s real and true [...] by