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J.R.R. Tolkien: Scholar and Storyteller

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J.R.R. Tolkien, Scholar and Storyteller: Essays in Memoriam
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AuthorEdited by Mary Salu and Robert T. Farrell
PublisherIthaca/London: Cornell University Press
Released1st Edition 1979
FormatHardback in dust-jacket
ISBN080141038X

J.R.R. Tolkien, Scholar and Storyteller: Essays in Memoriam is an anthology that was published as a tribute to J.R.R. Tolkien - both an academic and as an author. 1,560 copies were printed.

It includes Tolkien's Valedictory Address to the University of Oxford (pp.16-32). Also includes:

  • Professor J.R.R. Tolkien: Creator of Hobbits and inventor of a new mythology - Tolkien's obituary notice, as printed in The Times, 3 September 1973.
  • The Man and the Scholar - A reminiscence by S.T.R.O. d'Ardenne.
  • Handlist of the Published Writings of J.R.R. Tolkien - Compiled by Humphrey Carpenter.