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J.R.R. Tolkien
Biographical information
BornJanuary 3, 1892
DiedSeptember 2, 1973
EducationUniversity of Oxford
OccupationProfessor of Old and Middle English
LocationOxford, Leeds, England
WebsiteThe Tolkien Estate
"I felt that Tolkien was like an iceberg, something to be reckoned with above water in both its brilliance and mass and yet so much more below the surface."
Clyde Kilby[1]

Professor Dr. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien CBE (1982 - 1973) is the subject of Tolkien Gateway. His life, his works, his family: everything about the man whom fans have named affectionately the Professor can be found here.

Besides creating Arda, The Little Kingdom, and many other wonderful worlds, Tolkien's reading of Beowulf was groundbreaking, and stands as the interpretation of the epic poem to this day[source?].

Contents

Life

Youth

South Africa

Birmingham

Oxford

The War

Young Adult

Oxford English Dictionary

University of Oxford

Academics and Fantasy

University of Leeds

The Hobbit

The Lord of the Rings

Back in Oxford

The Price of Fame

The Silmarillion

Voluntary "Hiding"

Death

Character

Faith

Personality

Names

Teacherhood

As an Author

The Philologist

The Veteran

The Christian

Portrayal in Adaptations

2004: The Question of God: Sigmund Freud & C.S. Lewis:

Ian Bellman plays Tolkien in this film about C.S. Lewis. It stars wikipedia:Simon_Jones_(actor) Simon Jones (of Hitchhiker's Guide fame) as Lewis.

2005: C.S. Lewis: Beyond Narnia:

In this film, also about Lewis, Ben Lambert and Robert Hickson play the younger and older Tolkien.

Bibliograpgy

Arda

Other fiction

Academic Works

Posthumous Publications

Audio Recordings

See Also

References

  1. Clyde Kilby, Tolkien and The Silmarillion, Preface