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Poetry Spotlight: “The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún,” by J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien is famously remembered as the creator of Middle Earth and the Lord of the Rings universe, but he was also an Oxford professor and scholar of Old English and Old Norse. It’s this latter language that inspired one of his lesser-known, posthumous works, The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún. Continue reading Poetry Spotlight: “The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún,” by J.R.R. Tolkien

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Poetry Spotlight: “Ja Nus Hons Pris,” by Richard the Lionheart

“Ja Nus Hons Pris” is a complex and meaningful piece that embodies elegant verse, historical value, and emotional insight. Continue reading Poetry Spotlight: “Ja Nus Hons Pris,” by Richard the Lionheart