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Tolkien Studies: Volume 4

Tolkien Studies: Volume 4
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EditorDouglas A. Anderson, Michael D.C. Drout, Verlyn Flieger
PublisherWest Virginia University
Released15 April 2007

Tolkien Studies: Volume 4 is the fourth volume of the journal Tolkien Studies. As well as reprinting J.R.R. Tolkien's essay "The Name 'Nodens'", this volume also includes extracts from unpublished drafts of The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth. The cover reproduces Tolkien's handwritten notes about Ae Adar Nín on the back of a postcard.[1]

[edit] Contents

  • Carl F. Hostetter: "Tolkienian Linguistics: The First Fifty Years"
  • Dimitra Fimi: "Tolkien's 'Celtic' type of legends': Merging Traditions"
  • Miryam Librán-Moreno: "Greek and Latin Amatory Motifs in Éowyn's Portrayal"
  • Michael D.C. Drout: "J.R.R. Tolkien's Medieval Scholarship and its Significance"
  • J.R.R. Tolkien: "The Name 'Nodens'"
  • Janet Brennan Croft: "Walter E. Haigh, Author of A New Glossary of the Huddersfield Dialect"
  • Thomas Honegger: "The Homecoming of Beorthnoth: Philology and the Literary Muse"
  • Marjorie Burns: "Tracking the Elusive Hobbit (In Its Pre-Shire Den)"
  • Yvette L. Kisor: "Elves (and Hobbits) always refer to the Sun as She: Some Notes on a Note in Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings"
  • Kristine Larsen: "Sauron, Mount Doom, and Elvish Moths: The Influence of Tolkien on Modern Science"
  • Michael D.C. Drout, Rebecca Epstein, and Kathryn Paar: Bibliography (in English) for 2005

[edit] External links


  1. "Tolkien Studies IV. 2007", (accessed 1 January 2012)

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