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The Monsters and the Critics, and Other Essays

@inproceedings{Tolkien1983TheMA,
  title={The Monsters and the Critics, and Other Essays},
  author={J. R. R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien},
  year={1983}
}
Complete collection of Tolkien's essays, including two on Beowulf, which span three decades beginning six years before The Hobbit to five years after The Lord of the Rings. The seven 'essays' by J.R.R. Tolkien assembled in this new paperback edition were with one exception delivered as general lectures on particular occasions; and while they mostly arose out of Tolkien's work in medieval literature, they are accessible to all. Two of them are concerned with Beowulf, including the well-known… 

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