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'''A Tolkienian Mathomium''' is a book by [[Mark T. Hooker]], illustrated by [[James Dunning]]
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'''''A Tolkienian Mathomium''''' is a book by [[Mark T. Hooker]], illustrated by [[James Dunning]].
 
==From the Publisher==
 
==From the Publisher==
 
This monograph is a collection of analytic articles--both previously published and unpublished in about equal measure - on [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' and ''[[The Hobbit]]'', written by Tolkien scholar and Comparative Translationist [[Mark T. Hooker]], most famous, perhaps, for his application of Comparative Translation to the study of Tolkien. All of the articles in the book have been reviewed and revised to take into consideration the materials newly made available in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion]]''.  
 
This monograph is a collection of analytic articles--both previously published and unpublished in about equal measure - on [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' and ''[[The Hobbit]]'', written by Tolkien scholar and Comparative Translationist [[Mark T. Hooker]], most famous, perhaps, for his application of Comparative Translation to the study of Tolkien. All of the articles in the book have been reviewed and revised to take into consideration the materials newly made available in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion]]''.  
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==Reviews==
 
==Reviews==
 
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* [[Beyond Bree]] and [[Hither Shore]] say that there is "something here for everyone with even a passing interest in Tolkien. All of the articles are well researched, insightful, and highly informative."
 
 
* [[Amon Hen (journal)|Amon Hen]] (the September 2006 issue) says: "Highly recommendable."
 
* [[Amon Hen (journal)|Amon Hen]] (the September 2006 issue) says: "Highly recommendable."
 
* [[Tolkien Studies: Volume 4]] ran with a review saying it was a "pleasantly eccentric volume" . . . "Hooker has a wide variety of things to say that have not been heard before."  
 
* [[Tolkien Studies: Volume 4]] ran with a review saying it was a "pleasantly eccentric volume" . . . "Hooker has a wide variety of things to say that have not been heard before."  
 
* [[Lembas (journal)|Lembas]] (No. 130, August 2007) says: "All in all, certainly a book that's worth the effort of taking the time to go through peacefully. For linguists--language nuts or not--and also for others, certainly one of the better products of [Tolkien] fandom."
 
* [[Lembas (journal)|Lembas]] (No. 130, August 2007) says: "All in all, certainly a book that's worth the effort of taking the time to go through peacefully. For linguists--language nuts or not--and also for others, certainly one of the better products of [Tolkien] fandom."
* [[Tolkienguide.com |Tolkien Collector's Guide]] says: "a good read and a good reference, so go buy a copy if you haven't already."
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 12:03, 19 October 2012

A Tolkienian Mathomium
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AuthorMark T. Hooker
PublisherLlyfrawr
ReleasedMay 9th, 2006
FormatPaperback & Hardcover
Pages291 pgs
ISBN1438246315

A Tolkienian Mathomium is a book by Mark T. Hooker, illustrated by James Dunning.

[edit] From the Publisher

This monograph is a collection of analytic articles--both previously published and unpublished in about equal measure - on Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, written by Tolkien scholar and Comparative Translationist Mark T. Hooker, most famous, perhaps, for his application of Comparative Translation to the study of Tolkien. All of the articles in the book have been reviewed and revised to take into consideration the materials newly made available in The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion.

[edit] Reviews

  • Amon Hen (the September 2006 issue) says: "Highly recommendable."
  • Tolkien Studies: Volume 4 ran with a review saying it was a "pleasantly eccentric volume" . . . "Hooker has a wide variety of things to say that have not been heard before."
  • Lembas (No. 130, August 2007) says: "All in all, certainly a book that's worth the effort of taking the time to go through peacefully. For linguists--language nuts or not--and also for others, certainly one of the better products of [Tolkien] fandom."