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Anglo Saxon World Building

I recently read Beowulf for the fourth or fifth time in my senior English majors colloquium, and several aspects of the narrative provoked some thoughts in my tired grey cells.  Specifically, what my professor, Craig Williamson, called the “sense that things are winding down.”  If you’ve read Beowulf, and if you’ve read anything by Tolkien (a rather important…