Session440
Title'New' Tolkien: The Fall of Arthur and the Beowulf Translation - A Round Table Discussion
Date/TimeMonday 6 July 2015: 19.00-20.00
 
OrganiserDimitra Fimi, Centre for Fantasy & the Fantastic, School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow
 
Moderator/ChairGerard Hynes, School of English, Trinity College Dublin
 
AbstractThis session will focus on works by J. R. R. Tolkien edited and published recently by his son and literary executor, Christopher Tolkien. Speakers will comment on Tolkien's unfinished alliterative poem The Fall of Arthur (2013) and his translation of Beowulf (2014) which was published together with Tolkien's commentary and related Beowulf-inspired literary pieces.

Participants include Mark Atherton (University of Oxford), Dimitra Fimi (Cardiff Metropolitan University), and Nick Groom (University of Exeter).