Proceedings of the J.R.R. Tolkien Centenary Conference
|Proceedings of the J.R.R. Tolkien Centenary Conference|
|Editor||Patricia Reynolds and|
Glen H. GoodKnight
|Publisher||The Tolkien Society (UK)|
Mythopoeic Press (US)
|Released||1 January 1995|
|Preceded by||Mallorn 32|
|Followed by||Mallorn 34|
Proceedings of the J.R.R. Tolkien Centenary Conference is a book which contains the majority of the material presented at the J.R.R. Tolkien Centenary Conference.
 Section 1: Recollection and Remembrance
- Vera Chapman: "Reminiscences: Oxford in 1920, Meeting Tolkien and Becoming an Author at 77"
- Glen H. Goodknight: "Tolkien Centenary Banquet Address"
- Robert Murray: "Sermon at Thanksgiving Service, Keble College Chapel, 23rd August 1992"
- George Sayer: "Recollections of J.R.R. Tolkien"
- Rayner Unwin: "Publishing Tolkien"
 Section 2: Sources and Influences
- Nils Ivar Agøy: "Quid Hinieldus cum Christo? - New Perspectives on Tolkien's Theological Dilemma and his Sub-Creation Theory"
- Verlyn Flieger: "Tolkien's Experiment with Time: The Lost Road, The Notion Club Papers and J.W.Dunne"
- Deirdre Greene: "Higher Argument: Tolkien and the tradition of Vision, Epic and Prophecy"
- Virginia Luling: "An Anthropologist in Middle-earth"
- Charles E. Noad: "Frodo and his Spectre: Blakean Resonances in Tolkien"
- Gloriana St. Clair: "An Overview of the Northern Influences on Tolkien's Works"
- Gloriana St. Clair: "Volsunga Saga and Narn: Some Analogies"
- Chris Seeman: "Tolkien's Revision of the Romantic Tradition"
- Tom Shippey: "Tolkien as a Post-War Writer"
- Norman Talbot: "Where do Elves go to? Tolkien and a Fantasy Tradition"
 Section 3: The Lord ofthe Rings
- Marjorie Burns: "Eating, Devouring, Sacrifice and Ultimate Just Desserts"
- Jane Chance: "Power and Knowledge in Tolkien: The Problem of Difference in 'The Birthday Party'"
- Joe R. Christopher: "The Moral Epiphanies in The Lord of the Rings"
- Patrick Curry: "'Less Noise and More Green': Tolkien's Ideology for England"
- Gwenyth Hood: "The Earthly Paradise in Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings"
- Gloriana St. Clair: "Tolkien as Reviser: A Case Study"
- Christina Scull: "Open Minds, Closed Minds in The Lord of the Rings"
 Section 4: The Silmarillion
- Alex Lewis: "Historical Bias in the Making of The Silmarillion"
- Eric Schweicher: "Aspects of the Fall in The Silmarillion"
 Section 5: Linguistics and Lexicography
- Peter M. Gilliver: "At the Wordface: J.R.R. Tolkien's Work on the Oxford English Dictionary"
- Christopher Gilson and Patrick H. Wynne: "The Growth of Grammar in the Elven Tongues"
- Deirdre Greene: "Tolkien's Dictionary Poetics: The Influence of the OED's Defining Style on Tolkien's Fiction"
- Natalia Grigorieva: "Problems of Translating into Russian"
- Bruce Mitchell: "J.R.R. Tolkien and Old English Studies: An Appreciation"
- Tom Shippey: "Tolkien and the Gawain-poet"
 Section 6: Response and Reaction
- Vladimir Grushetskiy: "How Russians See Tolkien"
- Wayne G. Hammond: "The Critical Response to Tolkien's Fiction"
- Jessica Yates: "Tolkien the Anti-totalitarian"
 Section 7: Tolkien Studies
- Helen Armstrong: "Good Guys, Bad Guys, Fantasy and Reality"
- Christine Barkley: "The Realm of Faërie"
- Christine Barkley: "Point of View in Tolkien"
- Joe R. Christopher: "J.R.R. Tolkien and the Clerihew"
- Edith L. Crowe: "Power in Arda: Sources, Uses and Misuses"
- Chris Hopkins: "Tolkien and Englishness"
- Carl F. Hostetter and Arden R. Smith: "A Mythology for England"
- Nancy Martsch: "A Tolkien Chronology"
- Tadeusz Andrzej Olszanski: "Evil and the Evil One in Tolkien's Theology"
- René van Rossenberg: "Tolkien's Exceptional Visit to Holland: A Reconstruction"
- Anders Stenström: "A Mythology? For England?"
- Dwayne Thorpe: "Tolkien's Elvish Craft"
 Section 8: Middle-earth Studies
- Jenny Coombs and Marc Read: "A Physics of Middle-earth"
- David A. Funk: "Explorations into the Psyche of Dwarves"
- William Antony Swithin Sarjeant: "The Geology of Middle-earth"
- Lester E. Simons: "Writing and Allied Technologies in Middle-earth"
 Section 9: The Inklings
- Charles A. Coulombe: "Hermetic Imngination: The Effect of The Golden Dawn on Fantasy Literature"
- David Doughan: "Tolkien, Sayers, Sex and Gender"
- Colin Duriez: "Tolkien and the Other Inklings"
- Lisa Hopkins: "Female Authority Figures in the Works of Tolkien, C.S. Lewis and Charles Williams"
- Diana Lynne Pavlac: "More than a Bandersnatch: Tolkien as a Collaborative Writer"
- Stephen Yandell: "'A Pattern Which Our Nature Cries Out For': The Medieval Tradition of the Ordered Four in the Fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien"
 Section 10: Flights of Fancy
- John Ellison: "Baggins Remembered"
- Hubert Sawa: "Short History of the Territorial Development of the Dwarves' Kingdoms in the Second and Third Ages Of Middle-earth"
- Angela Surtees and Steve Gardner: "The Mechanics of Dragons... An Introduction to The Study of their 'Ologies"
 Section 11: Other Writers
- Madawc Williams: "Tales of Wonder - Science Fiction and Fantasy in the Age of Jane Austen"
- J.R. Wytenbroek: "Natural Mysticism in Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows"
- J.R. Wytenbroek: "Cetacean Consciousness in Katz's Whalesinger and L'Engle's A Ring of Endless Light"
 See also
- J.R.R. Tolkien Centenary Conference
- The Ring Goes Ever On: Proceedings of the Tolkien 2005 Conference