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'''Diana Glyer''' is the author of [[The Company They Keep]].
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'''Dr. Diana Lynne Pavlac Glyer''' ([[January]] [[1956]]) is professor of English at [[wikipedia:Azusa Pacific University|Azusa Pacific University]]. Dr. Glyer received her Ph.D. from the [[wikipedia:University of Illinois at Chicago|University of Illinois at Chicago]] and now lives in California.  
  
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==Life==
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Glyer was introduced to the [[Inklings]] at High School. She read ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', and became interested in the friendship of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[C.S. Lewis]]. She would spend twenty years working on research about it, focusing mainly on completeness of primary sources.
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In 1997 she received the ''[[Clyde S. Kilby]] Research Grant''. This endowed award is presented annually by the Steering Committee of the [http://www.wheaton.edu/wadecenter/ Marion E. Wade Center] to a scholar engaged in a publishable project related to one of the seven authors on which the Center focuses. The intention of the award is both to recognize scholarly contributions and also to assist the work of those who use the resources of the Wade Center.
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This grant pushed her drive to publish her twenty years of labor. ''[[The Company They Keep]]'' was published in [[2007]].
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==Bibliography==
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===Books===
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* [[2007]]: ''[[The Company They Keep]]''
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===Articles===
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* [[1995]]: ''[[Proceedings of the J.R.R. Tolkien Centenary Conference]]''
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** "More Than a Bandersnatch: The Influence of the Inklings on Tolkien's Middle-Earth"
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* [[2003]]: ''[[Tollers and Jack: A Comparative Look at the Lives and works of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis]]''
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** Foreword
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* [[2007]]: [[Mythlore]] 99/100
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** "The Centre of the Inklings: Lewis? Tolkien? Barfield? Williams?"
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* [[2007]]: [[Mythcon XXXVII]]
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** "Adept at Scholarship: Allies and Obstacles in the Field of Inklings Studies"
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==Awards==
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* [[2008]] - '''[[Mythopoeic Society|Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies]]''' - ''The Company They Keep''
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* [[2007]] - '''[[Imperishable Flame Award]]''', Tolkien/Inklings Scholarship, ''The Company They Keep''
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==See also==
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* [[Interviews/Diana Glyer (4-16-07)|Interview with Diana Glyer]] at [[The Children of Húrin Release Party]]
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==External links==
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* '''[http://www.theplaceofthelion.com Official website]'''
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* [http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/press/The_Company_They_Keep.php Interview] at [[Pieter Collier|Tolkienlibrary.com]]
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[[Category:People by name|Glyer, Diana]]

Revision as of 21:49, 23 December 2012

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Diana Glyer
Biographical information
BornJanuary 1956
EducationUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
OccupationProfessor of English
LocationCalifornia, U.S.A.
WebsiteThePlaceoftheLion.com

Dr. Diana Lynne Pavlac Glyer (January 1956) is professor of English at Azusa Pacific University. Dr. Glyer received her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago and now lives in California.

Contents

Life

Glyer was introduced to the Inklings at High School. She read The Lord of the Rings, and became interested in the friendship of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. She would spend twenty years working on research about it, focusing mainly on completeness of primary sources.

In 1997 she received the Clyde S. Kilby Research Grant. This endowed award is presented annually by the Steering Committee of the Marion E. Wade Center to a scholar engaged in a publishable project related to one of the seven authors on which the Center focuses. The intention of the award is both to recognize scholarly contributions and also to assist the work of those who use the resources of the Wade Center.

This grant pushed her drive to publish her twenty years of labor. The Company They Keep was published in 2007.

Bibliography

Books

Articles

Awards

See also

External links