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What Tolkien learnt from Beowulf: Representations of Evil
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Smaug the Golden, Sauron the Terrible, the Balrog of Moria... These are some of J. R. R. Tolkien's most remarkable antagonists, and few of us would disagree that, without them, his novels would not be the same. But what is the secret of their success as monstrous antagonists? Discover the answer in this twenty-minute podcast.
- Download: 2020-07-20-engfac-fantasy_lit-evil-pascal.mp3 Audio (46.52 MB)
Date Published: 03 August 2020
In Collection(s): Beowulf, J.R.R. Tolkien, Fantasy Literature: Further Thinking, Tolkien at Oxford