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Leaves from the Tree

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Leaves from the Tree: J.R.R. Tolkien's Shorter Fiction
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AuthorTom Shippey, et al. Edited by Trevor Reynolds
PublisherThe Tolkien Society
Released1991
FormatBooklet with card covers
ISBN0905520033

Leaves from the Tree: J.R.R. Tolkien's Shorter Fiction is a booklet containing The Proceedings of the 4th Tolkien Society Workshop (1989). It includes a paper ("Dragons from Andrew Lang's Retelling of Sigurd to Tolkien's Chrysophylax" by Christina Scull) that reproduces an extract from Tolkien's unpublished lecture on dragons (see Lecture on Dragons).

Leaves from the Tree was published under the auspices of the Peter Roe Memorial Fund.

Contents

  • "Tolkien and The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth"
  • "In Search of the Bounce: Tolkien seen through Smith"
  • "The why, and the how: Reflections on Leaf by Niggle"
  • "The Lost Heart of the Little Kingdom"
  • "Early Versions of Farmer Giles of Ham"
  • "Dragons from Andrew Lang's Retelling of Sigurd to Tolkien's Chrysophylax"
  • "The Source of The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun"
    • By: Jessica Yates
  • "Tom Bombadil and The Lord of the Rings"
  • "The Natures of Tom Bombadil - A Summary"
  • "The Real Tom Bombadil"