I talk with Michael Drout about Grendel, dragons, Balrogs, and more such monsters of both Middle-earths. Michael Drout is one of the world’s leading scholars on Tolkien and Beowulf; author and editor of numerous books, collections, and journals; lecturer on language and liberal arts; expert in Anglo-Saxon; and Professor of English and Director of the Center for the Study of the Medieval at Wheaton College. Follow him on Twitter twitter.com/MikeDrout (@MikeDrout), and find out more about him on his website, michaeldrout.com.
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