IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 440: 'New' Tolkien: The Fall of Arthur and the Beowulf Translation - A Round Table Discussion

Monday 6 July 2015, 19.00-20.00

Organiser:Dimitra Fimi, Department of Humanities, Cardiff Metropolitan University
Moderator/Chair:Gerard Hynes, School of English, Trinity College Dublin
Abstract

This 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).