Grendel as Grinch

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5 Responses to “Grendel as Grinch”

  1. That reminds me of John Gardner’s 1971 novel, ‘Grendel’

  2. callimachus1386 says:

    If you’re interested in Thomas Meyer’s (fabulous) non-archaic Beowulf translation, please consider going directly to the website of the bold, brave, and innovative independent press that is publishing it (with FREE downloads): Punctum books. It’s a more accurate link than the Amazon page (plus, you know, free downloads). If Boingboing could add in this link, I’m sure many folks would be very grateful: 
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  3. oschene says:

    And in that same vein, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in Old English:
    http://origami.oschene.com/hrodulf-readnosa-hrandeor/
    (and there’s a Grinch song below that.)

  4. awjt says:

    If we can get Gandalf and Gargamel in there, we’ll have a quadfecta of witchery.

  5. Halloween_Jack says:

    Sorry, but nothing beats “Beowulf Meets Godsylla“.

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