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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Desiring Dragons: Creative and Critical Responses to the Dragon in Beowulf Laura Varnam discusses dragons in fantasy literature. Laura Varnam 06 Jul 2021
2 Maria Dahvana Headley on Beowulf Author Maria Dahvana Headley reads from her 2018 novel The Mere Wife, is interviewed by Prof. Carolyne Larrington, and shares drafts from her 2020 translation of Beowulf. This lecture was recorded live at St John’s College, Oxford in November 2018. Carolyne Larrington, Maria Dahvana Headley, David Clark 25 Jun 2021
3 What Tolkien learnt from 'Beowulf': Representations of Evil Monsters and evil in Tolkien Rafael J. Pascual 16 Jul 2020
4 Creative Commons Tolkien in Oxford: Books and Beowulf A talk by Professor Andy Orchard, given at 'Tolkien in Oxford', a day-long symposium that focused on different aspects of JRR Tolkien's academic and literary work, and his life in Oxford. Andy Orchard 01 Dec 2014
5 Creative Commons Why should we study Old English Literature? Dr Francis Leneghan of St Cross College, Oxford, discusses his current research around Beowulf and proposes why we should still study Old English Literature. Francis Leneghan 07 Nov 2013
6 Creative Commons Beowulf Dr Francis Leneghan gives a talk on Beowulf, one of the most important works in Anglo-Saxon literature. Francis Leneghan 07 Feb 2012
7 Creative Commons Beowulf reading, ll. 26-52 Reading from Beowulf ll. 26-52 by Stuart D Lee, University of Oxford. Recorded March 2007. Stuart Lee 29 Mar 2007