Beowulf Is A Mystical Red Pill Bible

Someone mentioned Beowulf the other day. Like many contemporary windbags I felt I had the authority to comment on it, but I quickly realized I could not recall a single element of the story. I “read” Seamus Heaney’s translation of Beowulf in university, and my Irish dad had always proudly raved that it took an Irishman to translate the most important piece of Old English literature in history, but I was ashamed to admit I couldn’t remember a thing about it.
However, for some reason I knew the ins and outs of how extraordinarily sexist it was, thanks to my feminist Read More

Source: Return of Kings

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