The translation of Beowulf by J.R.R. Tolkien was an early work, very distinctive in its mode, completed in he returned to it later to make hasty corrections, but seems never to have considered its publication. *Reminder to actually buy this*
JRR Tolkien translation of Beowulf to be published after 90-year wait
JRR Tolkien translation of Beowulf to be published after 90-year wait The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings author's version of epic Anglo-Saxon poem fleshes out heroes' past, says son who edited manuscript
DUH. Mt. Doom is just Tolkien's translation for the SINDARIN NAME (one of the elvish languages) he gave the mountain, which was Amon ("mountain") Amarth ("doom"). It was also known as Orodruin (fire mountain). SHEESH. This meme shouldn't exist.