eBook Critical Companion To: J.R.R. Tolkien, A Literary Reference To His Life And Work, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-13: 9781438136844
  • DDC: 823.912
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 674 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released September 2012
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Provides an up-to-date resource for students interested in the author, J. R. R. Tolkien. This volume examines Tolkien's life and his most important works, including all of his major essays and many of his novels.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Biography.
2: J. R. R. Tolkien (1892–1971).
3: Works A to Z.
4: Adventures of Tom Bombadil, The (1962).
5: “The Adventures of Tom Bombadil”.
6: “Bombadil Goes Boating”.
7: “Errantry”.
8: “Princess Mee”.
9: “The Man in the Moon Stayed Up too Late”.
10: “The Man in the Moon Came Down too Soon”.
11: “The Stone Troll”.
12: “Perry-the-Winkle”.
13: “The Mewlips”.
14: “Oliphaunt”.
15: “Fastitocalon”.
16: “Cat”.
17: “Shadow-Bride”.
18: “The Hoard”.
19: “The Sea Bell”.
20: “The Last Ship”.
21: “Ancrene Wisse and Hali Meiðhad” (1929).
22: “Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics” (1936).
23: “Bilbo’s Last Song (At the Grey Havens)” (1974).
24: “Chaucer as a Philologist: The Reeve’s Tale” (1934).
25: Children of Húrin, The (2007).
26: “City of the Gods, The” (1923).
27: “Clerkes Compleinte, The” (1922).
28: “Devil’s Coach-Horses, The” (1925).
29: “Dragon’s Visit, The” (1937).
30: “English and Welsh” (1955).
31: “Enigmata Saxonica Nuper Inventa Duo” (1923).
32: “Evening in Tavrobel, An” (1924).
33: Farmer Giles of Ham (1949).
34: Finn and Hengest: The Fragment and the Episode (1983).
35: “For W.H.A.” (1967).
36: “Goblin Feet” (1915).
37: “Happy Mariners, The” (1920).
38: Hobbit, or There and Back Again, The (1937).
39: “Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm’s Son, The” (1953).
40: “Imram” (1955).
41: “‘Iþþlen’ in Sawles Warde” (1947).
42: “Lay of Aotrou and Itroun, The” (1945).
43: “Leaf by Niggle” (1945).
44: Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún, The (2009).
45: Völsungakviða en Nýja (New Lay of the Völsungs).
46: Gud̄rúnarkviða en Nýja, Eða Dráp Niflunga.
47: Letters from Father Christmas (Father Christmas Letters) (1976).
48: “Light as Leaf on Lindentree” (1925).
49: “Lonely Isle, The” (1924).
50: Lord of the Rings, The (1954–1955).
51: “Middle English ‘Losenger’:Sketch of an Etymological and Semantic Enquiry” (1953).
52: Mr. Bliss (1982).
53: “Ms. Bodley 34: A Re-collation of a Collation”(1948).
54: “Nameless Land, The” (1927).
55: “Name ‘Nodens,’ The” (1932).
56: “Once Upon a Time” (1965).
57: “On Fairy-Stories” (1939).
58: “Oxford English School, The” (1930).
59: “Prefatory Remarks on Prose Translation of ‘Beowulf’” (“On Translating Beowulf ”) (1940).
60: Roverandom (1997).
61: “Secret Vice, A” (1931).
62: “Sigelwara Land” (1932–1934).
63: Silmarillion, The (1977).
64: “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight” (1984).
65: Smith of Wootton Major (1967).
66: “Some Contributions to Middle-English Lexicography” (1925).
67: Songs for the Philologists (1936).
68: “From One to Five”.
69: “Syx Mynet”.
70: “Ruddoc Hana”.
71: “Bagme Bloma”.
72: “Éadig Béo Þu”.
73: “Ides Ælfscýne”.
74: “Ofer Wídne Gársecg” (“Across the Broad Ocean”).
75: “La Húru”.
76: “I Sat upon a Bench”.
77: “Natura Apis: Morali Ricardi Eremite”.
78: “The Root of the Boot”.
79: “Frenchmen Froth”.
80: “‘Lit’ and ‘Lang’” (“Two Little Schemes”).
81: “Valedictory Address to the University of Oxford” (1959).
82: The History of Middle-Earth and Other Unfinished Tales.
83: Book of Lost Tales, Part 1, The (1983).
84: Book of Lost Tales, Part 2, The (1984).
85: Lays of Beleriand, The (1985).
86: Lost Road and Other Writings, The (1987).
87: Morgoth’s Ring (1993).
88: Peoples of Middle-Earth, The (1996).
89: Return of the Shadow, The (1988).
90: Sauron Defeated: The End of the Third Age (1992).
91: Shaping of Middle-Earth, The (1986).
92: Treason of Isengard, The (1989).
93: Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-Earth (1980).
94: War of the Jewels, The (1990).
95: War of the Ring, The (1990).
96: Related Entries.
97: Ælfwine.
98: Ainur.
99: Aman.
100: Amanyar.
101: Anárion.
102: Ancrene Wisse (Ancrene Riwle) (ca. 1190–1220).
103: Anduin.
104: Angband.
105: Apolausticks.
106: Arda.
107: Ardenne, S. R. T. O. D’ (Simonne Rosalie Thérèse Odile d’Ardenne) (1899–1986).
108: Arnor.
109: Astin, Sean (1971– ).
110: Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh Auden) (1907–1973).
111: Aulë the Smith.
112: Avari.
113: Bakshi, Ralph (1938– ).
114: Balrog.
115: Barad-Dûr (Dark Tower, Lugbúrz).
116: Barfield, Owen (Arthur Owen Barfield) (1898–1997).
117: Battle of Dagorlad.
118: Battle of Maldon, The.
119: Battle of the Pelennor Fields.
120: Battle of the Somme.
121: Beleriand.
122: Bëor the Old.
123: Beowulf (Eighth–10th century).
124: Blanchett, Cate (1969– ).
125: Bloemfontein.
126: Bloom, Orlando (1977– ).
127: Bournemouth.
128: Boyd, Billy (1968– ).
129: Bratt, Edith (Edith Mary Tolkien) (1889–1971).
130: Brewerton, George (fl. 1903–1904).
131: Bryson, John (1896–1976).
132: Campbell, Alistair (1907–1974).
133: Captain of the White Tower.
134: Carr, Charlie and Mavis.
135: Celeborn.
136: Celebrimbor.
137: Children of Ilúvatar (Children of Eru, Children of the Earth, Children of the World).
138: Círdan the Shipwright.
139: Cirth (Certhas Daeron).
140: Coalbiters (Kolbitar).
141: Coghill, Nevill (Nevill Henry Kendal Aylmer Coghill) (1899–1980).
142: Craigie, W. A. (William Alexander Craigie) (1867–1957).
143: Cuiviénen.
144: Cullis, Colin (1892–1919).
145: Cynewulf (ca. 770–ca. 840).
146: Dagnall, Susan (Margery Kathleen Mary Dagnall) (1910–1952).
147: Davidman, Joy (Helen Joy Davidman Gresham) (1915–1960).
148: Davis, Norman (1913–1989).
149: Dawkins, R. M. (Richard MacGillivray Dawkins) (1871–1955).
150: Dol Guldur.
151: Doriath.
152: Dragons (Drakes, Great Worms).
153: Dúnedain.
154: Durin I (Durin the Deathless).
155: Folk, Durin’s (Longbeards).
156: Dwarves.
157: Dyson, Hugo (Henry Victor Dyson) (1896–1975).
158: Eagle and Child.
159: Eagles.
160: Easterlings.
161: Edain (Atani).
162: Elbereth (Varda).
163: Eldar.
164: Elder Edda (Poetic Edda, Codex Regius).
165: Elendil the Tall (Elendil the Fair, Elendil the Faithful).
166: Elves.
167: Ents.
168: Eriador.
169: Eriol.
170: Exeter College.
171: Exodus.
172: Field, George.
173: Fingon.
174: Finwë.
175: First Age.
176: Fourth Age.
177: Gil-galad.
178: Gilson, Rob (Robert Quilter Gilson) (1893–1916).
179: Gondolin.
180: Gondor.
181: Gordon, E. V. (Eric Valentine Gordon) (1896–1938).
182: Gordon, George Stuart (1881–1942).
183: Grey Havens.
184: Griffiths, Elaine (Mary Elaine Griffiths) (1909–1996).
185: Grove, Jennie (1864–1938).
186: Hador the Goldenhaired (Hador Lórindol).
187: Haladin.
188: Haradrim (Southrons).
189: Hardie, Colin (Colin Graham Hardie) (1906–1998).
190: Havard, R. E. (Robert Emlyn Havard) (1901–1985).
191: Helm’s Deep.
192: Hill, Joy (Margaret Joy Hill) (1936–1991).