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James Dunning

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'''James Dunning''''s art is featured in ''[[A Tolkienian Mathomium]]'', ''[[The Hobbitonian Anthology]]'', ''[[Tolkien and Welsh]]'', and ''[[The Tolkiennæum]]''<ref>http://llyfrawr.com/Tolkienaeum/Tolkienaeum.html</ref> by [[Mark T. Hooker]], and in the ''[[2011 Beyond Bree Tolkien Calendar]]''. He has read and digested Tolkien's various works for forty years and constructs evolving mental landscapes of scenes in [[Middle-earth]]. He has tried to depict Tolkien themes presented in the ''Mathomium'' in a style consistent with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s own illustrative style. He also has contributed several articles to ''[[Beyond Bree]]'', ''[[Lembas (journal)|Lembas]]'' and ''[[Translating Tolkien: Text and Film]]''. His paranormal romantic suspense novel ''The Bright Lady and the Astral Wind'', narrating an encounter with a Galadriel in contemporary Middle-earth, was issued in late July 2011.<ref>http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/press/1034_The_Bright_Lady_and_the_Astral_Wind.php</ref>
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'''James Dunning''''s art is featured in ''[[A Tolkienian Mathomium]]'', ''[[The Hobbitonian Anthology]]'', ''[[Tolkien and Welsh]]'', and ''[[The Tolkiennæum]]''<ref>http://llyfrawr.com/Tolkienaeum/Tolkienaeum.html</ref> by [[Mark T. Hooker]], and in the ''[[2011 Beyond Bree Tolkien Calendar]]''. He has read and digested Tolkien's various works for forty years and constructs evolving mental landscapes of scenes in [[Middle-earth]]. He has tried to depict Tolkien themes presented in the ''Mathomium'' in a style consistent with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s own illustrative style. He also has contributed several articles to ''[[Beyond Bree]]'', ''[[Lembas (journal)|Lembas]]'' and ''[[Translating Tolkien: Text and Film]]''. His paranormal romantic suspense novel ''The Bright Lady and the Astral Wind'', narrating an encounter with a Galadriel in contemporary Middle-earth, was issued in late July 2011.<ref>http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/press/1034_The_Bright_Lady_and_the_Astral_Wind.php</ref><P>
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He is credited with the coinage of the term ''[[Tollywood]]'', a portmanteau derived from "Tolkien Hollywood", used to describe the cinematographic presentation of the stories in J. R. R. Tolkien's Legendarium.<ref>G Whiz, ''The Lord of the Rings - 101 Amazing Facts You Didn't Know: Fun Facts and Trivia Tidbits Quiz Game Books'', 101BookFacts.com, Mar 1, 2014, fact 97.</ref>  
  
 
==Awards==
 
==Awards==

Revision as of 14:59, 12 August 2014

James Dunning's art is featured in A Tolkienian Mathomium, The Hobbitonian Anthology, Tolkien and Welsh, and The Tolkiennæum[1] by Mark T. Hooker, and in the 2011 Beyond Bree Tolkien Calendar. He has read and digested Tolkien's various works for forty years and constructs evolving mental landscapes of scenes in Middle-earth. He has tried to depict Tolkien themes presented in the Mathomium in a style consistent with J.R.R. Tolkien's own illustrative style. He also has contributed several articles to Beyond Bree, Lembas and Translating Tolkien: Text and Film. His paranormal romantic suspense novel The Bright Lady and the Astral Wind, narrating an encounter with a Galadriel in contemporary Middle-earth, was issued in late July 2011.[2]

He is credited with the coinage of the term Tollywood, a portmanteau derived from "Tolkien Hollywood", used to describe the cinematographic presentation of the stories in J. R. R. Tolkien's Legendarium.[3]

Awards

References

  1. http://llyfrawr.com/Tolkienaeum/Tolkienaeum.html
  2. http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/press/1034_The_Bright_Lady_and_the_Astral_Wind.php
  3. G Whiz, The Lord of the Rings - 101 Amazing Facts You Didn't Know: Fun Facts and Trivia Tidbits Quiz Game Books, 101BookFacts.com, Mar 1, 2014, fact 97.

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