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'''A Tolkien Compass''' is an collection of articles on [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s writings. It also contains Tolkien's own [[Guide to the Names in The Lord of the Rings]]. The Compass was edited by [[Jared Lobdell]].
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'''A Tolkien Compass''' is an collection of articles on [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s writings. It was edited by [[Jared Lobdell]]. The first edition was published in [[1975]], and a second and third edition followed in [[1980]] and [[2002]]. The first edition also contained Tolkien's ''[[Guide to the Names in The Lord of the Rings]]'', but this has been omitted from later imprints and edition due to complaints from the [[Tolkien Estate]], who are the legal owners of the text.
  
 
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==Contents==
==Publishing details==
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* [[Tom Shippey]]: "Foreword" (third edition only)
Jared Lobdell, '''A Tolkien Compass''' (La Salle, Ill.: Open Court, 1975), [v], 201 pp.
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* [[Jared Lobdell]]: "Introduction"
 
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* [[Bonniejean Christensen]]: "Gollum's Character Transformation in ''The Hobbit''"
Also published as: Jared Lobdell, '''A Tolkien Compass''' (New York: Del Rey, 1980), [v], 216 pp.<br>
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* [[Dorothy Matthews]]: "The Psychological Journey of Bilbo Baggins"
Republished: Jared Lobdell, '''A Tolkien Compass''' (La Salle, Ill.: Open Court, 2002), 164 pp. (with a Foreword by [[Tom Shippey]]).
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* [[Walter Scheps]]: "The Fairy-tale Morality of ''The Lord of the Rings''"
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* [[Agnes Perkins]] and [[Helen Hill]]: "The Corruption of Power"
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* [[Deborah C. Rogers]]: "Everyclod and Everyhero: The Image of Man in Tolkien"
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* [[Richard C. West]]: "The Interlace Structure of ''The Lord of the Rings''"
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* [[David M. Miller]]: "Narrative Pattern in ''The Fellowship of the Ring''"
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* [[Robert Plank]]: "'The Scouring of the Shire': Tolkien's View on Fascism"
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* [[Charles A. Huttar]]: "Hell and The City: Tolkien and the Traditions of Western Literature"
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* [[U. Milo Kaufmann]]: "Aspects of the Paradisical in Tolkien's Work"
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* [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]: "[[Guide to the Names in The Lord of the Rings]]" (first edition only)
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* [[Jared Lobdell]]: "Postscript"
  
 
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A Tolkien Compass
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AuthorJared Lobdell
PublisherOpen Court
Released2003
FormatPaperback
Pages208
ISBN0875483038

A Tolkien Compass is an collection of articles on J.R.R. Tolkien's writings. It was edited by Jared Lobdell. The first edition was published in 1975, and a second and third edition followed in 1980 and 2002. The first edition also contained Tolkien's Guide to the Names in The Lord of the Rings, but this has been omitted from later imprints and edition due to complaints from the Tolkien Estate, who are the legal owners of the text.

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