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Tolkien and Beowulfs Female Characters: Rectifying the neglect of female characters in Tolkiens Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics Laura Smith

Tolkien and Beowulfs Female Characters: Rectifying the neglect of female characters in Tolkiens Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics

Laura Smith

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A student academic article which explores the female characters (not including Grendels mother) in Seamus Heaneys translation of Beowulf, looking beyond J.R.R. Tolkiens famous critical essay to more recent feminist criticism of the poem. TheMoreA student academic article which explores the female characters (not including Grendels mother) in Seamus Heaneys translation of Beowulf, looking beyond J.R.R. Tolkiens famous critical essay to more recent feminist criticism of the poem. The article assumes some familiarity with both Seamus Heaneys Beowulf and Tolkiens essay (editions given in the bibliography). Knowledge of the other sources is not necessary, although if you wish to study this further full bibliographic details are provided for all sources.