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Beowulf (trans. by J.R.R. Tolkien)

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Beowulf (c. 700-1000 A.D.) is a heroic, North European epic-poem, by an unknown author, that has been translated from Old English into Modern English by linguists such as Tolkien. At 3,183 lines, it is notable for its length. The work has risen to such prominence that it is sometimes called "England's national epic," and it more than any other story sparked Tolkien's creation of Middle-earth

Tom Shippey's The Road to Middle-earth is a scholastic work that expounds on how in multiple ways Beowulf is the ancestor of Tolkien's legendarium. 

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