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Beowulf and the Finnesburg Fragment. 1958Beowulf and the Finnesburg Fragment.
Translation by John R. Clark Hall.
Notes and Introduction by C.L.Wrenn.
Prefatory Remarks by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Revised Edition, 5th Impression 1958.
George Allen & Unwin.
London.
ISBN: None.
Hardback in dustwrapper.
Not illustrated.
Hammond Page Ref.: pp.297-299.

Notes
Tolkien's contribution on pages ix-xliii is entitled Prefatory Remarks on Prose Translation of "Beowulf".

Three impressions issued, all similar:

5th Impression 1958
6th Impression 1963
7th Impression 1967

Copies of this edition were also distibuted in the United States by Barnes & Noble and Macmillan. Copies have been seen with either:

1) A Barnes & Noble label affixed over the Allen & Unwin imprint on the title page.

2) A Macmillan label added to the upper cover (below Tolkien's name).

Tolkien's essay was reprinted in The Monsters and the Critics and Other Essays (1983) as On Translating Beowulf.

 
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