The Book of Ishness
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John D. Rateliff has suggested that Tolkien's creation of the word ishness might have been inspired by a passage in chapter 7 of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: "did you ever see a thing as a drawing of a muchness!".
- The Book of Ishness presented by the Tolkien Estate
- The Book of Phobias and The Book of Ishness by John D. Rateliff