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Jane Chance

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

Jane Chance Nitzsche is the professor of English at Rice University. She is a respected Tolkien-scholar who has written books and 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"


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