Beowulf and the Critics

Beowulf and the Critics by J. R. R. Tolkien is a 2002 book edited by Michael D. C. Drout that presents scholarly editions of the two manuscript versions of Tolkien's essays or lecture series "Beowulf and the Critics", which served as the basis for the much shorter 1936 lecture "Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics".

Beowulf and the Critics
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first edition
EditorMichael D. C. Drout
AuthorJ. R. R. Tolkien
CountryUnited States
SubjectBeowulf criticism
GenreLiterature, Essays
PublisherArizona State University
Publication date
2002

Beowulf and the Critics was awarded the 2003 Mythopoeic Scholarship Award for Inklings Studies.