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==Essays, Notes, and Lectures==
 
==Essays, Notes, and Lectures==
 
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*"[[The Beginnings of English Poetry]]" (talk to the Oxford High School for Girls)<ref name=Addenda>{{webcite|author=[[Christina Scull]], [[Wayne G. Hammond]]|articleurl=http://www.hammondandscull.com/addenda/chronology.html|articlename=Addenda and Corrigenda to ''The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide'' (2006) Vol. 1: Chronology|dated=|website=HS|accessed=19 May 2012}}</ref>
*"The Beginnings of English Poetry" (talk to the Oxford High School for Girls)<ref name=Addenda>{{webcite|author=[[Christina Scull]], [[Wayne G. Hammond]]|articleurl=http://www.hammondandscull.com/addenda/chronology.html|articlename=Addenda and Corrigenda to ''The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide'' (2006) Vol. 1: Chronology|dated=|website=HS|accessed=19 May 2012}}</ref>
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*"[[Tolkien and Wales#Unpublished manuscripts|Celts and Teutons]]"
 
*"[[Tolkien and Wales#Unpublished manuscripts|Celts and Teutons]]"
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*"[[The Chill Barbarians of the North]]"
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*[[Concerning ... 'The Hoard']]
 
*[[Critique of "Distressing Tale of Thangobrind the Jeweler"]]
 
*[[Critique of "Distressing Tale of Thangobrind the Jeweler"]]
 
*[[Cushing Memorial Library and Archives collection]]
 
*[[Cushing Memorial Library and Archives collection]]
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*[[Elvish time]] (partially published)
 
*[[Elvish time]] (partially published)
 
*[[Essay concerning Smith of Wootton Major|Essay concerning ''Smith of Wootton Major'']] (partially published)
 
*[[Essay concerning Smith of Wootton Major|Essay concerning ''Smith of Wootton Major'']] (partially published)
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*(Essay, written in response to seeing [[Pauline Baynes]]'s depiction of various characters from ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]''. Tolkien described each member of the [[Fellowship of the Ring]] and some other persons as he pictured them — an invaluable aid to any illustrator of his work. [Bodleian Library, Oxford: Dept. of Western Manuscripts, Mss Tolkien A61, fols. 1—31.])<ref name=Plaza>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.lotrplaza.com/archives/index.php?Archive=Second%20Age&TID=235015|articlename=Tolkien's Lecture Notes - publish or be damned!|dated=|website=Plaza|accessed=11 May 2014}}</ref>
 
*"Francis Thompson" - paper on Francis Thompson, presented to the Exeter College Essay Club. (partially published)<ref>{{HM|AH}}, p. 205</ref>
 
*"Francis Thompson" - paper on Francis Thompson, presented to the Exeter College Essay Club. (partially published)<ref>{{HM|AH}}, p. 205</ref>
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*[[The Goths]]
 
*[[Lecture on Dragons]] (partially published)
 
*[[Lecture on Dragons]] (partially published)
 
*[[Manuscript notes in Dictionary in Englysshe and Welshe|Manuscript notes in ''Dictionary in Englysshe and Welshe'']]
 
*[[Manuscript notes in Dictionary in Englysshe and Welshe|Manuscript notes in ''Dictionary in Englysshe and Welshe'']]
*([[List of books in Tolkien's library#Cairo Studies in English|Notes in ''Cairo Studies in English'']])
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*Notes in Tolkien's copies of:
*([[List of books in Tolkien's library#Specimens Of Early English|Notes in ''Specimens Of Early English'']])
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**([[List of books in Tolkien's library#Cairo Studies in English|''Cairo Studies in English'']])
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**''The New Testament in the Westminster Version of the Sacred Scriptures'' (Sands & Company Ltd 1947; contains "numerous notes and bibliographical amendments")<ref>{{webcite|author=[[Pieter Collier]]|articleurl=http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/tolkien-book-store/001343.htm|articlename=#001343 - The New Testament in the Westminster Version of the Sacred Scriptures, Signed By J.R.R. Tolkien|dated=|website=TL|accessed=14 December 2013}}</ref>
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**''[[List of books in Tolkien's library#Portugais; phonétique et phonologie, morphologie, textes|Portugais; phonétique et phonologie, morphologie, textes]]''
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**''[[List of books in Tolkien's library#Probleme der Englischen Sprache und Kultur|Probleme der Englischen Sprache und Kultur]]''
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**''[[Songs for the Philologists]]'' (held at the [[Marquette University]]; annotations in pencil)<ref>[[Dimitra Fimi]], [http://www.facebook.com/groups/6522796067/permalink/10151631395776068/ Post at The Tolkien Society page], dated 17 May 2013 at Facebook (accessed 17 May 2013)</ref>
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**([[List of books in Tolkien's library#Specimens Of Early English|''Specimens Of Early English'']])
 
*[[Tolkien and Wales#Unpublished manuscripts|Notes on etymology of 'Lydney']]
 
*[[Tolkien and Wales#Unpublished manuscripts|Notes on etymology of 'Lydney']]
 
*[[James Joyce|Notes on James Joyce]]
 
*[[James Joyce|Notes on James Joyce]]
 
*[[Letter 297|Númenórean religion]]
 
*[[Letter 297|Númenórean religion]]
 
*[[Tolkien and Wales#Unpublished manuscripts|Papers relating to "English and Welsh"]]
 
*[[Tolkien and Wales#Unpublished manuscripts|Papers relating to "English and Welsh"]]
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*Review (written ca. 1934-1935) of "the Devonshire volumes published by the English Place-Name Society in 1931 and 1932".<ref>{{CG|C}}, p. 172</ref>
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*[[Beowulf: An Introduction to the Study of the Poem|Review notes for ''Beowulf: An Introduction to the Study of the Poem'']]
 
*"[[The Ulsterior Motive]]"
 
*"[[The Ulsterior Motive]]"
  
==Fiction and Poetry==
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==Fiction==
  
 
*''[[The End of Bovadium]]''
 
*''[[The End of Bovadium]]''
*''[[The Fall of Arthur]]''
 
 
*''[[The King of the Green Dozen]]''
 
*''[[The King of the Green Dozen]]''
 
*''[[The Orgog]]''
 
*''[[The Orgog]]''
*''[[Sellic Spell]]''
 
*''[[Tales and Songs of Bimble Bay]]''
 
*([[Rehabilitations and Other Essays|Unknown "alliterative poem"]])
 
 
 
*"The Brothers in Arms" (or "The Brothers-in-Arms")<ref name=CGC842>{{CG|C}}, p. 842</ref>
 
*"The Brothers in Arms" (or "The Brothers-in-Arms")<ref name=CGC842>{{CG|C}}, p. 842</ref>
 
*"Companions of the Rose"<ref name=CGC843/>
 
*"Companions of the Rose"<ref name=CGC843/>
*"Completorium"<ref name=CGC843/>
 
 
*"Copernicus and Ptolemy" (or "Copernicus v. Ptolemy")<ref name=CGC843/>
 
*"Copernicus and Ptolemy" (or "Copernicus v. Ptolemy")<ref name=CGC843/>
 
*"The Dale-lands"<ref name=CGC843>{{CG|C}}, p. 843</ref>
 
*"The Dale-lands"<ref name=CGC843>{{CG|C}}, p. 843</ref>
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==Poetry==
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*([[Rehabilitations and Other Essays|Unknown "alliterative poem"]])
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*[[Poem for Rosalind Ramage]]
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*''[[Tales and Songs of Bimble Bay]]''
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*"Completorium"<ref name=CGC843/>
 
*"[[From the many-willow'd margin of the immemorial Thames|From the many-willow'd margin of the immemorial Thames (second stanza)]] [add note in article]
 
*"[[From the many-willow'd margin of the immemorial Thames|From the many-willow'd margin of the immemorial Thames (second stanza)]] [add note in article]
 
*"[[The Horns of Ylmir|The Grimness of the Sea]]" [add note in article]
 
*"[[The Horns of Ylmir|The Grimness of the Sea]]" [add note in article]
 
*"The Horns of the Host of Doriath"<ref name=CGC848>{{CG|C}}, p. 848</ref>
 
*"The Horns of the Host of Doriath"<ref name=CGC848>{{CG|C}}, p. 848</ref>
 
*"Magna Dei Gloria"<ref name=CGC850>{{CG|C}}, p. 850</ref>
 
*"Magna Dei Gloria"<ref name=CGC850>{{CG|C}}, p. 850</ref>
*"[[The Lonely Isle|Tol Erresëa]]" [add note in article]
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*"[[The Two Riders. Earlier versions]]"  
 
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*"[[The Brothers in Arms]]" (or The Brothers-inArms).
==Interviews==
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*"The Children of Hurin. Another version of The Children of Hurin, with the same title,unpublished, is in rhyming couplets.
 
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*"[[Companions of the Rose]]".
*[[Jan Broberg 1 June 1961]] (only published in Swedish)
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*"[[Completorium. Earlier called Evening]]".
*[[Den besynnerlige professor Tolkien]] (only published in Swedish)
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*"[[Consolatrix Afflictorum]]"
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*"[[Copernicus and Ptolemy]]" (or Copernicus v. Ptolemy). Earlier called Dark.
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*"[[Courage Speaks with the Love of Earth]]"
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*"[[The Dale-lands]]". Earlier called The Dale Lands.
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*"[[Dark Are the Clouds about the North]]"
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*"[[Darkness on the Road]]"
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*"[[Doworst]]" (partially published)
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*"[[A Dream of Coming Home]]"
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*"[[Elf Alone]]". Earlier called The Lonely Harebell.
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*"[[Ferrum et Sanguis]]"
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*"[[From Iffley]]"
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*"[[The Forest-walker]]". Earlier called The Forest Walker.
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*"[[A Fragment of an Epic: Before Jerusalem Richard Makes an End of Speech]]".
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*"[[G.B.S. Earlier called GBS]]".
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*"[[The Grimness of the Sea]]".
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*"[[The Horns of the Host of Doriath]]". An earlier version was called The Trumpets of Faery.
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*"[[The Lonely Harebell]]"
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*"[[Magna Dei Gloria]]"
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*"[[May-day]]". Earlier called May Day, May Day in a Backward Year.
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*"[[A Memory of Julyin England]]"
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*"[[Meolchwitum sind marmanstane]]"
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*"[[The Mermaid's Flute]]".
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*"[[Monoceros, the Unicorn]]"
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*"[[Morning]]"*"[[Morning Song]]". Earlier called Morning-song
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*"[[Morning Tea]]"
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*"[[The New Lemminkainen]]"
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*"[[Now and Ever]]"
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*"[[Old Grabbler]]". One of the Tales and Songs of Bimble Bay. Earlier called Poor Old Grabbler.
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*"[[Outside]]".
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*"[[The Pool of the Dead Year]]"
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*"[[Poor Old Grabbler]]"
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*"[[The Bum-pus]]"
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*"[[Reginhardus the Fox]]"
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*"[[A Rime for My Boy]]"
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*"[[The Ruined Enchanter: A Fairy Ballad]]"
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*"[[The Sirens]]"
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*"[[Tol Eressea (poem)|Tol Eressea]]" An earlier version of The Lonely Isle.
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*"[[A Song of Bimble Bay]]". One of the Tales and Songs of Bimble Bay.
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*"[[Sparrow Song]]" (Bilink). Earlier called Sparrowsong.
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*"[[Stella Vespertina]]". Earlier called Consolatrix Afflictorum.
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*"[[Sunset in a Town]]".
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*"[[The Swallow and the Traveller on the Plains]]". Earlier called Thoughts on Parade.
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*"[[The Thatch of Poppies]]"
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*"[[Vestr um Haf]]". Adapted as Bilbo's Last Song.
  
 
==Letters==
 
==Letters==
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*[[Negation in Quenya|"Late essay", ca. 1966-70]] (partially published)
 
*[[Negation in Quenya|"Late essay", ca. 1966-70]] (partially published)
 
*Noldorin Grammar<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 44</ref>
 
*Noldorin Grammar<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 44</ref>
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*Pronominal endings (1950s)<ref>{{VT|50a}}, p. 21</ref>
 
*Specimens of Tolkien's invented languages in [[tengwar]]-type script from the 1930s (might appear in "future issues of ''[[Parma Eldalamberon]]''")<ref>{{PE|20}}, p. 5</ref>
 
*Specimens of Tolkien's invented languages in [[tengwar]]-type script from the 1930s (might appear in "future issues of ''[[Parma Eldalamberon]]''")<ref>{{PE|20}}, p. 5</ref>
*'''('''[[Taliska]]''')'''
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*[[Taliska]] historical grammar and dictionary<ref>{{VT|27a}}, pp. 5-6</ref>
  
 
==Miscellaneous==
 
==Miscellaneous==
  
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*''[[The Book of Ishness]]'' (partially published)
 
*[[Cigar bill (3 March 1972)]]
 
*[[Cigar bill (3 March 1972)]]
*Collection at the [[University of Leeds]] (includes letter [[Arthur Ransome 15 December 1937]] and transcriptions into [[Tengwar]] of parts of this and Ransome's letter)<ref>{{CG|C}}, pp. 207-8</ref><ref name=Leeds>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/3305/tolkien_sales_are_not_very_great|articlename=Tolkien: "Sales are not very great"|dated=16 October 2012|website=[http://www.leeds.ac.uk/ University of Leeds]|accessed=21 October 2012}}</ref>
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*Collection at the [[University of Leeds]] (includes letter [[Letter to Arthur Ransome]] and transcriptions into [[Tengwar]] of parts of this and Ransome's letter)<ref>{{CG|C}}, pp. 207-8</ref><ref name=Leeds>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/3305/tolkien_sales_are_not_very_great|articlename=Tolkien: "Sales are not very great"|dated=16 October 2012|website=[http://www.leeds.ac.uk/ University of Leeds]|accessed=21 October 2012}}</ref>
 
*Collection of [[Simonne d'Ardenne]] (includes letters, lecture notes, etc.; only a ''[[tengwar]]'' inscription from the collection published)<ref>Nathalie Kotowski, "Letter to the Editor", in [[Vinyar Tengwar 23|''Vinyar Tengwar'' 23]] ([[1992]]), p. 16</ref>
 
*Collection of [[Simonne d'Ardenne]] (includes letters, lecture notes, etc.; only a ''[[tengwar]]'' inscription from the collection published)<ref>Nathalie Kotowski, "Letter to the Editor", in [[Vinyar Tengwar 23|''Vinyar Tengwar'' 23]] ([[1992]]), p. 16</ref>
 
*[[The Diaries of J.R.R. Tolkien]] (partially published)
 
*[[The Diaries of J.R.R. Tolkien]] (partially published)
 
*[[English to Anglo-Saxon Dictionary]]
 
*[[English to Anglo-Saxon Dictionary]]
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*"A few minor items" related to the [[Letters from Father Christmas|''Father Christmas'' letters]] ("verso inscriptions", "a couple of plainer envelopes ... and a couple of brief notes")<ref>{{webcite|author=[[Wayne G. Hammond]], [[Christina Scull]]|articleurl=http://wayneandchristina.wordpress.com/2012/11/06/the-father-christmas-letters-4/|articlename=The ‘Father Christmas’ Letters (comments section)|dated=21 November 2012|website=HS|accessed=24 March 2013}}</ref>
 
*[[Index questions|"Index questions" (Glossary-index)]] (partially published)
 
*[[Index questions|"Index questions" (Glossary-index)]] (partially published)
 
*[[Oxford University visitor's page]]
 
*[[Oxford University visitor's page]]
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==Translations and Editions==
 
==Translations and Editions==
 
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*[[Beowulf (poem)|''Beowulf'' (alliterative translation)]]<ref>{{webcite|author=[[Michael D.C. Drout]]|articleurl=http://wormtalk.blogspot.com/2014/05/jrr-tolkiens-beowulf-translation.html|articlename=J.R.R. Tolkien's ''Beowulf'' Translation|dated=26 May 2014|website=[http://wormtalk.blogspot.com/ Wormtalk and Slugspeak]|accessed=30 May 2014}}</ref>
*''[[Beowulf]]''
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*the "[[Clarendon Chaucer]]"
 
*the "[[Clarendon Chaucer]]"
 
*"Gunnar's End". [Translation of brief passage from the Norse ''[[Wikipedia:Atlakviða|Atlakviða]]'' into [[Old English]] verse.]<ref>{{HM|RC}}, p. 847</ref>
 
*"Gunnar's End". [Translation of brief passage from the Norse ''[[Wikipedia:Atlakviða|Atlakviða]]'' into [[Old English]] verse.]<ref>{{HM|RC}}, p. 847</ref>

Latest revision as of 09:39, 30 May 2014

This is a list of known Unpublished material by J.R.R. Tolkien. For a list of Tolkien's published writings, see Writings by J.R.R. Tolkien.

  • Note 1: Entries which have no article of their own carry references, otherwise references are found under each article.
  • Note 2: Material which is only rumoured (i.e., where no reference has been found in a reliable published source), questionable, disputed, or similiar, are enclosed with parentheses.

Contents

[edit] Essays, Notes, and Lectures

[edit] Fiction

[edit] Poetry

[edit] Letters

[edit] Linguistics (invented languages)

[edit] Miscellaneous

[edit] Translations and Editions

Notes

  1. This manuscript appears to be included with the published "Quenya Pronominal Elements" (cf. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Five Late Quenya Volitive Inscriptions" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 49, June 2007, p. 50).

[edit] References

  1. Christina Scull, Wayne G. Hammond, "Addenda and Corrigenda to The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide (2006) Vol. 1: Chronology" , Hammond&Scull.com (accessed 19 May 2012)
  2. "Tolkien's Lecture Notes - publish or be damned!" , The Lord of the Rings Fanatics Plaza: Forum (accessed 11 May 2014)
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien; Douglas A. Anderson, (ed.), (2002) The Annotated Hobbit: Revised and Expanded Edition, p. 205
  4. Pieter Collier, "#001343 - The New Testament in the Westminster Version of the Sacred Scriptures, Signed By J.R.R. Tolkien" , Tolkien Library (accessed 14 December 2013)
  5. Dimitra Fimi, Post at The Tolkien Society page, dated 17 May 2013 at Facebook (accessed 17 May 2013)
  6. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 172
  7. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 842
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 843
  9. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 848
  10. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 850
  11. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 14
  12. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Early Elvish Poetry and Pre-Fëanorian Alphabets", in Parma Eldalamberon XVI (edited by Christopher Gilson, Arden R. Smith, Patrick H. Wynne, Carl F. Hostetter and Bill Welden), pp. 96-7
  13. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Eldarin Hands, Fingers & Numerals and Related Writings — Part Three" (edited by Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 49, June 2007, p. 14
  14. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 44
  15. J.R.R. Tolkien, "The 'Túrin Wrapper'" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 50, March 2013, p. 21
  16. J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Qenya Alphabet", in Parma Eldalamberon XX (edited by Arden R. Smith), p. 5
  17. Patrick Wynne, "In a Hole in the Ground There Lived a Marbit: A Brief Report on ELFCon III", in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 27, January 1993, pp. 5-6
  18. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, pp. 207-8
  19. "Tolkien: "Sales are not very great"" dated 16 October 2012, University of Leeds (accessed 21 October 2012)
  20. Nathalie Kotowski, "Letter to the Editor", in Vinyar Tengwar 23 (1992), p. 16
  21. Wayne G. Hammond, Christina Scull, "The ‘Father Christmas’ Letters (comments section)" dated 21 November 2012, Hammond&Scull.com (accessed 24 March 2013)
  22. Michael D.C. Drout, "J.R.R. Tolkien's Beowulf Translation" dated 26 May 2014, Wormtalk and Slugspeak (accessed 30 May 2014)
  23. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 847