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Janet Brennan Croft

Janet Brennan Croft (b.1961) is an American author, editor, and Head of Access Services at the University of Oklahoma libraries. She is the editor of Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature.[1]


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  • 2002: Mythlore, Volume 23 #4
    • "The Great War and Tolkien's Memory: an examination of World War I themes in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings" (pp. 4-21)
  • 2003: Mallorn 41 (July 2003)
    • "'Reading Lord of the Rings: The Final Attempt': an analysis of a web community" (pp. 26-33)
  • 2003: Proceedings of the Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Associations (SW/TEX PCA/ACA) Years 2000-2003
    • "'The utter stupid waste of war': J.R.R. Tolkien on World War II"
    • "The Mines of Moria: 'Anticipation' and 'Flattening' in Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring"
  • 2004: World Literature Today, January-April 2004
    • "Beyond The Hobbit: J.R.R. Tolkien's Other Works for Children" (pp. 67-70)
  • 2004: Mallorn 42 (August 2004)
    • "The Morality of Military Leadership in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings" (pp. 47-50)
  • 2004: Mythlore 92 (Summer/Fall 2004)
    • "'The Young Perish and the Old Linger, Withering': World War II in the Works of J.R.R. Tolkien" (pp. 58-71)
  • 2004: SEVEN: An Anglo-American Literary Review, Volume 21
    • "Bid the tree unfix his earth-bound root": Themes from Macbeth in The Lord of the Rings" (pp. 47-60)
  • 2006: J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment
    • "Farmer Giles of Ham", "Gríma (Wormtongue)", "Haigh, Walter E. (1856-1931)", "Merry", "Pippin", "Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc.", "Shakespeare"
  • 2007: Fantasy Fiction Into Film (Ed. Leslie Stratyner and James R. Keller)
    • "Three Rings for Hollywood: Scripts for The Lord of the Rings by Zimmerman, Boorman, and Beagle." (pp. 7-20)
  • 2007: Silver Leaves, Issue 1
    • "How I Learned More About Hobbits"
  • 2007: Tolkien and Shakespeare: Essays on Shared Themes and Language
    • "'Bid the Tree Unfix his Earth-bound Root': Themes from Macbeth in The Lord of the Rings"
  • 2007: Tolkien Studies: Volume 4
    • "Notes and Documents: Walter E. Haigh, Author of A New Glossary of the Huddersfield Dialect" (pp. 184-188)
  • 2009: Mythlore 107/108, Volume 28, Issue 1/2
    • "Naming the Evil One: Onomastic Strategies in Tolkien and Rowling" (pp. 149-164)
  • 2011: Mythlore 113/114, Volume 29, Issue 3/4
    • "Túrin and Aragorn: Embracing and Evading Fate"
  • 2011: Tolkien Studies: Volume 8
    • "The Hen that Laid the Eggs: Tolkien and the Officers Training Corps"
  • 2011: Picturing Tolkien: Essays on Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings Film Trilogy
    • "Jackson's Aragorn and the American Superhero Monomyth"
  • 2012: Mallorn 53
  • 2014: Mythlore 124
    • "Tolkien’s Faërian Drama: Origins and Valedictions"

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  1. "Notes on Contributors" in Tolkien Studies: Volume 4 (p. 366)