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'''Jane Chance''' is a [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]-scholar who has written several books and contributed numerous articles to the Tolkien community.
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'''Jane Chance Nitzsche''' is Professor of English at [[wikipedia:Rice University|Rice University]], where she has taught since 1973. Her research interests center on modern medievalism ([[J.R.R. Tolkien]] in particular), mythology, literature of the Middle Ages, and medieval women writers.
  
==Publications==
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==Bibliography, selected==
* [[Tolkien's Art: A Mythology for England]], revised and reprinted edition.
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===Books===
* [[Tolkien's Modern Middle Ages]]
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* [[1979]]: ''[[Tolkien's Art: A Mythology for England]]''
* [[J.R.R. Tolkien and the Invention of Myth: A Reader]] ([[2004]])
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* [[1992]]: ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Mythology of Power]]''
* [[Tolkien the Medievalist]] ([[2002]])
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* [[2001]]: ''The Lord of the Rings: The Mythology of Power'' (revised edition)
* [[Tolkien's Art: A Mythology for England]] ([[2001]])
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* [[2001]]: ''Tolkien's Art: A Mythology for England'' (revised edition)
* [[The Lord of the Rings: The Mythology of Power]], revised edition ([[2001]])
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* [[2002]]: ''[[Tolkien the Medievalist]]''
* [[The Lord of the Rings: The Mythology of Power]] ([[1992]])
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* [[2004]]: ''[[J.R.R. Tolkien and the Invention of Myth: A Reader]]''
* [[Tolkien's Art: A Mythology for England]] ([[1979]])
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* [[2005]]: ''[[Tolkien's Modern Middle Ages]]''
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===Articles===
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* [[1986]]: ''Approaches to Teaching Sir Gawain and the Green Knight''
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** "Tolkien and His Sources"
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* [[1991]]: ''Studies in Medievalism'' #3
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** "Medievalism in Tolkien: Two Decades of Criticism in Review" (with [[David Day]])
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* [[1995]]: ''[[Proceedings of the J.R.R. Tolkien Centenary Conference]]''
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** "Power and Knowledge in Tolkien: The Problem of Difference in 'The Birthday Party'"
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* [[2002]]: ''Literature—Film Quarterly'' 30
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** (Issue 2): "Is There a Text in this Hobbit? Peter Jackson's Fellowship of the Ring"
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* [[2005]]: ''[[Mallorn 43]]''
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** "Tolkien's women (and men): the films and the book"
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===Filmography===
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* [[2001]]: ''[[Beyond the Movie: The Fellowship of the Ring]]'' - Herself
  
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==External links==
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* [http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~jchance/ {{PAGENAME}}] at [http://www.rice.edu/ Rice University]
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*[http://www.lotrplaza.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=244165 A lifetime’s study of J.R.R. Tolkien: An interview with Jane Chance]
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[[Category:Authors|Chance, Jane]]
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[[Category:American people|Chance, Jane]]
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[[Category:People by name|Chance, Jane]]

Revision as of 21:13, 2 July 2012

Jane Chance
Biographical information
BornOctober 26, 1945
OccupationProfessor of English at Rice University
LocationHouston, Texas

Jane Chance Nitzsche is Professor of English at Rice University, where she has taught since 1973. Her research interests center on modern medievalism (J.R.R. Tolkien in particular), mythology, literature of the Middle Ages, and medieval women writers.

Contents

Bibliography, selected

Books

Articles

  • 1986: Approaches to Teaching Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
    • "Tolkien and His Sources"
  • 1991: Studies in Medievalism #3
    • "Medievalism in Tolkien: Two Decades of Criticism in Review" (with David Day)
  • 1995: Proceedings of the J.R.R. Tolkien Centenary Conference
    • "Power and Knowledge in Tolkien: The Problem of Difference in 'The Birthday Party'"
  • 2002: Literature—Film Quarterly 30
    • (Issue 2): "Is There a Text in this Hobbit? Peter Jackson's Fellowship of the Ring"
  • 2005: Mallorn 43
    • "Tolkien's women (and men): the films and the book"

Filmography

External links