The Monsters and the Critics

The Monsters and the Critics

So this post will be short, because it’s really just the welcome mat into the Exhibition Room–which is hosting its very first exhibition! Woohoo! Sound off the kazoos and party poppers! Honestly, the room is so new the paint is still drying on the walls, but I hope you enjoy what I’ve curated there. The Exhibition is based on a speech J. R. R. Tolkien gave to the British Academy on Beowulf, a poem that became the inspiration for his series The Lord of the Rings. To give you a quick background, Beowulf is an Anglo-Saxon poem written around the year 1000 A. D. It tells the story of a great hero called Beowulf, who saves a people from two monsters, though he is ultimately defeated in the end by an