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[[File:John Garth.jpg|thumb|John Garth at [[The Return of the Ring]], 2012]]
 
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'''John Garth''', winner of the 2004 [[Mythopoeic Society]] Scholarship Award, studied English at [[Oxford University]] and has since worked as a newspaper journalist in London. A long-standing taste for the works of Tolkien, combined with an interest in the First World War, fueled the five years of research that have gone into ''[[Tolkien and the Great War]]'' and he has drawn extensively on previously unpublished personal papers as well as Tolkien's service record and other unique military documents.
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'''John Garth''' (b. [[9 June]] [[1966]]), winner of the 2004 [[Mythopoeic Society]] Scholarship Award, studied English at [[Oxford University]] and has since worked as a newspaper journalist in London. A long-standing taste for the works of Tolkien, combined with an interest in the First World War, fueled the five years of research that have gone into ''[[Tolkien and the Great War]]'' and he has drawn extensively on previously unpublished personal papers as well as Tolkien's service record and other unique military documents. Since 2005, he is a member of the Review Panel of ''[[Vinyar Tengwar]]''.<ref>{{VT|47}}, p. 2</ref>
  
 
==Bibliography, selected==
 
==Bibliography, selected==
 
===Books===
 
===Books===
 
*[[2003]]: ''[[Tolkien and the Great War]]''
 
*[[2003]]: ''[[Tolkien and the Great War]]''
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*(Forthcoming): ''Tolkien’s Mirror: Creation in the Catastrophic 20th Century''
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===Booklets===
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*[[2014]]: ''[[Tolkien at Exeter College|Tolkien at Exeter College: How an Oxford undergraduate created Middle-earth]]''
  
 
===Articles===
 
===Articles===
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*[[2008]]: ''[[The Ring Goes Ever On: Proceedings of the Tolkien 2005 Conference]]''
 
*[[2008]]: ''[[The Ring Goes Ever On: Proceedings of the Tolkien 2005 Conference]]''
 
**"As under a green sea': visions of war in the Dead Marshes"
 
**"As under a green sea': visions of war in the Dead Marshes"
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*[[2009]]: [[Mallorn 48|''Mallorn'' 48]]
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** "Tolkien of the Many Names" (guest editorial)
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** "Views of a lost world" (review of [[Black & White Ogre Country]]'')
 
*[[2011]]: [[Tolkien Studies: Volume 8|''Tolkien Studies'': Volume 8]]
 
*[[2011]]: [[Tolkien Studies: Volume 8|''Tolkien Studies'': Volume 8]]
 
**"Robert Quilter Gilson, T.C.B.S.: A Brief Life in Letters"
 
**"Robert Quilter Gilson, T.C.B.S.: A Brief Life in Letters"
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*[[2014]]: [[Tolkien Studies: Volume 11|''Tolkien Studies'': Volume 11]]
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**"'The road from adaptation to invention': How Tolkien Came to the Brink of Middle-earth in 1914"
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*[[2016]]: ''The Telegraph''
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**"[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/books/what-to-read/jrr-tolkien-bet-cs-lewis-wager-gave-birth-lord-rings/ When JRR Tolkien bet CS Lewis: the wager that gave birth to ''The Lord of the Rings'']"
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===Reviews===
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*[[2013]]: ''The Daily Beast'' (23 March)
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**"[http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/05/23/tolkien-s-unfinished-epic-the-fall-of-arthur.html Tolkien’s Unfinished Epic: ‘The Fall of Arthur’]
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*[[2014]]: ''New Statesman'' (29 May)
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**"[http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/2014/05/j-r-r-tolkien-beowulf-one-mans-passion-threshold-between-myth-and-reality J R R Tolkien's Beowulf: one man's passion for the threshold between myth and reality]"
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*[[2016]]: ''New Statesman'' (15 April)
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**"[http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/books/2016/04/teach-yourself-dwarvish-behind-tolkien-s-invented-languages Teach yourself Dwarvish: behind Tolkien’s invented languages]" (review of ''[[A Secret Vice (book)|A Secret Vice: Tolkien on Invented Languages]]'')
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*[[2016]]: ''The Telegraph'' (12/16 November)
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**"[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/books/what-to-read/unseen-tolkien-sex-infertility-adultery-and-the-birth-of-galadri/ Unseen Tolkien: sex, infertility, adultery and the birth of Galadriel]" (review of ''[[The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun]]'')
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===Filmography===
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*[[2001]]: [[Beyond the Movie: The Lord of the Rings]]
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*[[2004]]: [[The Real Middle-earth (documentary)]]
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*[[2004]]: [[J.R.R. Tolkien: The Legacy of Middle-Earth]]
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*[[2014]]: [[War of Words: Soldier-Poets of the Somme]]
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*[[2014]]: [[Tolkien's Great War (documentary)]]
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*[[2014]]: [[JRR Tolkien, le seigneur des écrivains]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.johngarth.co.uk Official website]
 
*[http://www.johngarth.co.uk Official website]
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*[http://johngarth.wordpress.com/ Official blog]
 
*[http://middle-earth.xenite.org/2012/06/15/an-interview-with-john-garth/ An Interview with John Garth] by [[Michael Martinez]]
 
*[http://middle-earth.xenite.org/2012/06/15/an-interview-with-john-garth/ An Interview with John Garth] by [[Michael Martinez]]
  
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[[Category:British people]]
 
[[Category:British people]]
 
[[Category:People by name]]
 
[[Category:People by name]]
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Latest revision as of 04:40, 12 May 2017

John Garth at The Return of the Ring, 2012

John Garth (b. 9 June 1966), winner of the 2004 Mythopoeic Society Scholarship Award, studied English at Oxford University and has since worked as a newspaper journalist in London. A long-standing taste for the works of Tolkien, combined with an interest in the First World War, fueled the five years of research that have gone into Tolkien and the Great War and he has drawn extensively on previously unpublished personal papers as well as Tolkien's service record and other unique military documents. Since 2005, he is a member of the Review Panel of Vinyar Tengwar.[1]

Contents

[edit] Bibliography, selected

[edit] Books

[edit] Booklets

[edit] Articles

[edit] Reviews

[edit] Filmography

[edit] External links

References

  1. Vinyar Tengwar, Number 47, February 2005, p. 2