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Tolkien Studies: Volume 8

Tolkien Studies: Volume 8
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EditorDouglas A. Anderson, Michael D.C. Drout, Verlyn Flieger
PublisherWest Virginia University
ReleasedMay (Digital version: Project Muse), 2011; Print: June/July 2011
ISSNE-ISSN: 1547-3163
Print ISSN: 1547-3155

Tolkien Studies: Volume 8 is the eight volume of the annual review Tolkien Studies.

[edit] Contents

  • Editors' Introduction (p. v)
  • Conventions and Abbreviations (p. vii)
  • "'Legend and History Have Met and Fused': The Interlocution of Anthropology, Historiography, and Incarnation in J.R.R. Tolkien's 'On Fairy-stories'" (Philip Irving Mitchell, p. 1)
  • "Tolkien's Goldberry and The Maid of the Moor" (John M. Bowers; p. 23)
  • "Language in Tolkien's 'Bagme Bloma'" (Lucas Annear, p. 37)
  • "'Wingless fluttering': Some Personal Connections in Tolkien's Formative Years" (José Manuel Ferrández Bru; p. 51)
  • Notes and Documents:
    • "Robert Quilter Gilson, T.C.B.S.: A Brief Life in Letters" (John Garth; p. 67)
    • "The Hen that Laid the Eggs: Tolkien and the Officers Training Corps" (Janet Brennan Croft; p. 97)

Contains reviews of Quenya Phonology: Comparative Tables, Outline of Phonetic Development, Outline of Phonology by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Gilson [review by John Garth]; Hither Shores volumes four and five [review by Mark T. Hooker]; Music in Middle-earth edited by Heidi Steimel and Friedhelm Schneidewind [review by Gerald Seaman]; Middle-earth Minstrel: Essays on Music in Tolkien edited by Bradford Lee Eden [review by Gerald Seaman]; The Power of Tolkien's Prose: Middle-Earth's Magical Style by Steve Walker [review by Richard C. West]; The Saga of King Heidrek the Wise, edited by Christopher Tolkien [review by Tom Shippey]; and Book Notes by Douglas A. Anderson.

  • Review-Essay: The Ring Goes Ever On: Proceedings of the Tolkien 2005 Conference: 50 Years of "The Lord of the Rings" two volumes, edited by Sarah Wells (Deidre A. Dawson; p. 143)
  • The Year's Work in Tolkien Studies 2008 (David Bratman and Merlin DeTardo; p. 243)
  • Bibliography (in English) for 2009 (Compiled by Rebecca Epstein and David Bratman with Michael D.C. Drout, Merlin DeTardo, and Douglas A. Anderson; p. 297)
  • Notes on Contributors (p. 309)

[edit] Further reading

  • Review: Troels Forchhammer, "The year in perspective", Mallorn, vol. 53 (Spring 2012)

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