B – John Ronald Reuel Tolkien – JRRT – TKN

Dr Dimitra Fimi – Surprises and Discoveries in the Drawings by Tolkien exhibition catalogue (1976)

Por |junio 7th, 2021|

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I have been going

through a number

of small pamphlets and booklets

in my Tolkien collection recently,

and have been posting about them

on Twitter:

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B – Christopher J. R. Tolkien

Por |enero 17th, 2020|

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About

Christopher J. R. Tolkien was born

in Leeds, United Kingdom, on 21 November 1924.

After a childhood in Oxford,

he joined the RAF during the Second World War

and was stationed to South Africa.

After the war, he finished his studies

and became a lecturer in Old and Middle English

as well as Old Icelandic at the University of Oxford.

After his father’s death in 1973,

he became the literary executor of the Tolkien Estate

and went on to edit and publish

his father’s unpublished material

starting with The Silmarillion in 1977

and ending with The Fall of Gondolin in 2018.

Died in Draguignan, Var, France, on 16 January 2020.

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Wayne G. Hammond & Christina Scull – Tolkien Collection Quantified

Por |julio 29th, 2019|

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Every so often,

we become curious

about how many books

we have in our library.

Not too many, no! But if asked,

how many should we say (besides ‘a lot’)?

Wayne once made an estimate,

based on the total linear feet of our shelves

multiplied by the average number

of volumes per shelf,

and came up with a figure close to…

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R – Renée Vink – Wagner and Tolkien: Mythmakers

Por |junio 7th, 2019|

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«Both Rings were round

and there the resemblance ceases»,

wrote J.R.R. Tolkien

about the rings in his epic

The Lord of the Rings 

and Richard Wagner’s opera cycle

The Ring of the Nibelung.

Or did he?

The answer

is not as straightforward

as many Tolkien fans believe,

whether they agree with the statement

or consider it misguided.

Nor is the statement itself

as transparently defensive

as some Wagner buffs suggest.

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Daniel Helen – New Society publication: Tolkien the Pagan? Reading Middle-earth through a Spiritual Lens

Por |marzo 18th, 2019|

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The Tolkien Society and Luna Press Publishing are pleased to announce that «Tolkien the Pagan? Reading Middle-earth through a Spiritual Lens: Proceedings of The Tolkien Society Seminar 2018,» the nineteenth book in the Peter Roe series, is now available to preorder.

Edited by Anna Milon, and published under the auspices of the Peter Roe Memorial Fund, «Tolkien the Pagan? Reading Middle-earth through a Spiritual Lens» is a collection of five papers presented at The Tolkien Society Seminar held at the Hilton Leeds City on Sunday 1 July 2018.

The book will be released on Monday 25 March to celebrate Tolkien Reading Day, an annual event launched by the Society in 2003 to encourage reading of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.

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B – David Bratman

Por |enero 23rd, 2019|

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Site

Berni says

a web site

isn’t complete

without a picture of…

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Luke Shelton – The Tolkien Birthday Toast – A Reflection on Reflection

Por |enero 3rd, 2019|

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For a few years now,

I have followed the tradition

of the Tolkien Birthday Toast

that I was first introduced to

through the Tolkien Society. […]

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Pa – JRRT – American Tolkien Society

Por |octubre 26th, 2018|

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The American Tolkien Society

is dedicated exclusively

to the study and fuller appreciation

of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien

and his son, Christopher J.R. Tolkien.

Through our programs,

we strive to bring into contact

the followers and connoisseurs of these works.

We publish an online journal on this website,

Minas Tirith Evening-Star,

to provide a meeting ground for the exchange of ideas

and joy generated by Tolkien’s monumental works.

Our journal includes the best in articles, poetry, fiction

and a selection of reviews, games and features.

The Society was organized in 1975;

our journal began publication independently in 1967

and is currently marking its fiftieth anniversary.

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Wayne G. Hammond & Christina Scull – Tolkien’s Spanish Connection

Por |septiembre 3rd, 2018|

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Tolkien’s Spanish Connection

We’ve just written a review of a useful book by José Manuel Ferrández Bru, “Uncle Curro”: J.R.R. Tolkien’s Spanish Connection.

The ‘connection’ is Father Francis Xavier Morgan, the Catholic priest who acted as guardian to Ronald and Hilary Tolkien after the death of their mother in 1904. […]

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Wayne G. Hammond & Christina Scull – Tolkien Notes 16

Por |septiembre 3rd, 2018|

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Forty-five Years

We’ve been recalling

our sadness when we read,

in newspapers a day later,

of the death of J.R.R. Tolkien

forty-five years ago today.

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