James D. Allan (Jim Allan; b. 1945) published books and articles on Tolkien in the 1970s, primarily on linguistics. His An Introduction to Elvish was the first book-length publication on Tolkien's invented languages. His surname is sometimes wrongly printed as Allen with an e.
The following listing only includes his writings on J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis.
- 1972: Parma Eldalamberon 2
- "A Source for Tolkien's Tengwar?"
- 1973: Mythlore 9
- "Genesis of The Lord of the Rings: A Study of Saga Development"
- 1973: Parma Eldalamberon 3
- "Review of A Guide to Middle-earth"
- "The Queer Brandybuck Names"
- 1974: Parma Eldalamberon 4
- "The Naming of Tor and Tinidril"
- 1975: Mythlore 10
- "Tolkien and Recovery." Reprinted in Amon Hen 16.
- "More Tolkien Exploitation." Review of The Lord of the Rings Hobbit Notes by William Ready.
- 1976: Minas Tirith Evening-Star, Vol. 5, No. 3
- "The Hobbit Writing on the Wall." Badly printed specimen page reprinted in following issue.
- 1976: Bakka Magazine #4
- "The Coming of Middle-earth"
- 1976: Minas Tirith Evening-Star, Vol. 5, No. 4
- "Tolkien in Britain and Canada"
- 1977: Parma Eldalamberon 5
- "Corrections to the Tengwar and Certar Values Assigned in Current Editions of The Lord of the Rings"
Tolkien Fanzines[note 1]
- 1972: A Glossary of the Eldarin Tongues
- 1975: An Extrapolation on The Silmarillion
- 1977: A Speculation on The Silmarillion
- ↑ Fanzines privately circulated to less than twenty persons.