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Tolkien, the Anglo-Saxon Minstrel

Germanic StudiesJRR TolkienPoetry
Precepted by Jennifer Rogers.
Explore Tolkien’s Anglo-Saxon poetic inspiration. We will enjoy an introduction to a few Anglo-Saxon poems and then compare Tolkien’s adaptations to their Anglo-Saxon counterparts. Discussions of poetic style and technique will be with us along the way! Texts discussed include Beowulf, The Fall of Arthur, and other poems.

Iterations

October 2022 Candidate

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