Tag: tolkien

Friday Video: The Hobbit: A Long-Expected Autopsy


In three parts totaling just over 90 minutes, this is worth the time to watch.

British Library Fights To Preserve Historic Recordings Archive


As part of its vast collection of literary and historic treasures (the Magna Carta, Leonardo

Hand Illuminated Silmarillian


I’ve said it before and I’m saying it again: eBooks will never be able to

Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary by J.R.R. Tolkien


In a world rights deal, the Tolkien Estate has signed with HarperCollins to publish for the first time Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary by J.R.R. Tolkien. This new book has been edited by Christopher Tolkien, who comments: ‘The translation of Beowulf by J.R.R. Tolkien was an early work, very distinctive in its mode, completed in 1926: […]

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“The Tolkien Professor” Presents Three Free Courses on The Lord of the Rings


A quick update: Last year, we told you about Corey Olsen, an English Professor at Washington College, who started publishing online lectures on the writing of J.R.R. Tolkien. We initially featured his lecture series on The Hobbit. Now “The Tolkien Professor,” as Olsen is otherwise known, presents a series of online courses on The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Read […]

To dungeons deep and caverns cold


The History of the Hobbit by John D. Rateliff Read more about this title… I