Tolkien's Beowulf to be published for the first time

British professor and author JRR Tolkien is best known for his works The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, but now a deal has been made to publish the beloved storyteller's translation of the Old English poem Beowulf, complete with commentary.

The deal was made recently with Tolkien's son Christopher to publish Beowulf: A Translation And Commentary. The younger Tolkien edited the 90-year-old work, which will be published fr the first time.