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Finn and Hengest: the Fragment and the Episode by J. R. R.; Bliss, Alan Joseph Tolkien ISBN 13: 9780395331934

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Hardcover; Boston: Houghton Mifflin (t), 1983; ISBN-13: 978-0395331934

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Finn and Hengest: the Fragment and the Episode

by J. R. R.; Bliss, Alan Joseph Tolkien

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Finn and Hengest, The Fragment and the Episode

by Tolkien, J. R. R., Edited By Alan Bliss

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U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin, 1983. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Finn and Hengest, The Fragment and the Episode, by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Alan Bliss. Published by Houghton Mifflin in 1983, this is the First American Edition, 1st Impression. From the blurb, Tolkien's 'most significant contribution to Anglo-Saxon studies is to be found in his lectures on the story of Finn and Hengest, two fifth-century heroes in northern Europe. The story is told in two Old English poems, Beowulf and The Fight at Finnesburg, but told so obscurely and allusively that its interpretation has been a matter of controversy for more than a hundred years. As elucidated by Tolkien the story is a classic tragedy of divided loyalties, of vengeance, blood and death; it had the added interest that the Hengest who plays the leading role in it was very probably the Hengest who led the first Germanic invasion of Britain, and that the events it describes immediately preceded that… Read more
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Finn and Hengest : the fragment and the episode

by Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973. ; Bliss, Alan,; 1921-1985.

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Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1983, 1983. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st American edition, 1st printing ; xii, 180 pages ; 22 cm ; ISBN: 0395331935; 9780395331934 LCCN: 82-12011 ; LC: PR1714; Dewey: 829/.1 ; OCLC: 8668515 ; English; Old English text with English translation. ; brown cloth with gold lettering, in brown, gold and white dustjacket ; "nalyzes the depictions of the fifth century legendary heroes, Hengest and Finn, in the Anglo-Saxon poems, Beowulf and The fight at Finnesburg" ; "[Tolkien's] most significant contribution to Anglo-Saxon studies is to be found in his lectures on the story of Finn and Hengest, two fifth-century heroes in northern Europe. The story is told in two Old English poems, Beowulf and The Fight at Finnsburg, but told so obscurely and allusively that its interpretation has been a matter of controversy for more than a hundred years. As elucidated by Tolkien, the story is a classic tragedy of divided loyalties, of vengeance, blood and death.… Read more
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