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'''James Dunning''''s art is featured in ''[[A Tolkienian Mathomium]]'', ''[[The Hobbitonian Anthology]]'' and ''[[Tolkien and Welsh]]'' 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>
 
'''James Dunning''''s art is featured in ''[[A Tolkienian Mathomium]]'', ''[[The Hobbitonian Anthology]]'' and ''[[Tolkien and Welsh]]'' 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>
 
Dunning is credited with coining the word "[[Tollywood]]," a portmanteau derived from "Tolkien Hollywood," used to describe [[Peter Jackson]]'s franchise on the cinematographic presentation of the stories in Tolkien’s Legendarium.<ref>http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/press/1090-tollywood-and-the-hobbit-of-the-rings.php</ref>
 
  
 
==Awards==
 
==Awards==

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Portrait of the young artist

James Dunning's art is featured in A Tolkienian Mathomium, The Hobbitonian Anthology and Tolkien and Welsh 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.[1]

Awards

References

  1. http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/press/1034_The_Bright_Lady_and_the_Astral_Wind.php

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