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Mark T. Hooker

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'''Mark T. Hooker''' is a visiting scholar at Indiana University's Russian and East European Institute (REEI). Retired, he conducts research for publication. Next to his articles in numerous Tolkien journals and ''[[Tolkien Studies]]'', he is the author of the several books: ''[[Tolkien Through Russian Eyes]]'', ''[[A Tolkienian Mathomium]]'' and ''[[The Hobbitonian Anthology]]''.
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'''Mark T. Hooker''' is a visiting scholar at Indiana University's Russian and East European Institute (REEI). Retired, he conducts research for publication.  
  
He coined the term ''[[Tolkiennymy]]'' to describe the study of Tolkien's use of names and etymologies from existing languages.<ref>http://www.lotrplaza.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=234018&PID=7052966</ref>  
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[[Beyond_Bree#Beyond_Bree_Awards|The Fifth Beyond Bree Award]] (2012) was bestowed upon Hooker at [[The Return of the Ring]].<ref>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/press/1048-Beyond-Bree-Award-V.php|articlename=The Fifth Beyond Bree Award was given to Mark T. Hooker|dated=26.08.12|website=[http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/index.php Tolkien Library]|accessed=28 August 2012}}</ref>
  
The working title of his current book project is ''The Tolkiennymion''.<ref>http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/press/907-Frisian_Hobbit_Released.php#ACS_Comments_Container</ref>
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He is a member of the Board of Academic Advisors for [[Walking Tree Publishers]].<ref>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.walking-tree.org/board_of_advisors.php|articlename=Walking Tree Publishers Board of Advisors|dated=|website=[http://www.walking-tree.org/ Walking Tree Publishers]|accessed=21 January 2012}}</ref>
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Hooker is credited with coining the term ''[[Tolkiennymy]]'' (to describe the study of Tolkien's use of names and etymologies from existing languages) and borrowing the Russian word ''[[Samizdat]]'' (to describe self-published "pirate" translations).
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==Bibliography==
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===Books===
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* [[2003]]: ''[[Tolkien Through Russian Eyes]]''
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* [[2006]]: ''[[A Tolkienian Mathomium]]''
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* [[2009]]: ''[[The Hobbitonian Anthology]]''
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* [[2012]]: ''[[Tolkien and Welsh]]''
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===Articles===
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* [[2001]]: ''Mythos''
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** "Russian Tolkienists"
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* [[2003]]: ''[[Tolkien in Translation]]''
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** "Nine Russian Translations of The Lord of the Rings"
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* [[2004]]: ''[[Translating Tolkien: Text and Film]]''
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** "Dutch Samizdat: The Mensink-van Warmelo Translation of The Lord of the Rings"
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* [[2004]]: ''[[Tolkien Studies: Volume 1]]''
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** "Frodo's Batman"
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* [[2005]]: ''[[Parma Nölé 13]]''
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** "Frodo Quartermain"
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*[[2010]]: [http://www.lotrplaza.com/ Lord of the Rings Fanatics Plaza]
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**[http://www.lotrplaza.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=238202 The Frisian Smaug]
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* [[2011]]: ''[[Tolkien and the Study of His Sources]]''
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** "Reading John Buchan in Search of J.R.R. Tolkien"
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*[[2011]]: [[Lembas Extra 2011 | Lembas Extra]]
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** "The Frisian Hobbit"
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** "The Slovenian Hobbit"
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*[[2013]]: [[Beyond Bree]] May issue
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** "Journey to the Center of Middle-earth" (The influence of Jules Verne on [[The Hobbit]])
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* A regular contributor to [[Beyond Bree]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* [http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/press/mark-hooker-interview.htm Interview with Mark T. Hooker]
 
* [http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/press/mark-hooker-interview.htm Interview with Mark T. Hooker]
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* [http://llyfrawr.com/TolkienAndWelsh/TandW.html Announcement of ''Tolkien and Welsh'']
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* [http://americymru.blogspot.com/2013/04/tolkien-and-welsh-interview-with-author.html Interview with Mark T. Hooker about ''Tolkien and Welsh'' posted on AmeriCymru]
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Latest revision as of 17:05, 9 June 2013

Mark T. Hooker is a visiting scholar at Indiana University's Russian and East European Institute (REEI). Retired, he conducts research for publication.

The Fifth Beyond Bree Award (2012) was bestowed upon Hooker at The Return of the Ring.[1]

He is a member of the Board of Academic Advisors for Walking Tree Publishers.[2]

Hooker is credited with coining the term Tolkiennymy (to describe the study of Tolkien's use of names and etymologies from existing languages) and borrowing the Russian word Samizdat (to describe self-published "pirate" translations).

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  1. "The Fifth Beyond Bree Award was given to Mark T. Hooker" dated 26 August 2012, Tolkien Library (accessed 28 August 2012)
  2. "Walking Tree Publishers Board of Advisors" , Walking Tree Publishers (accessed 21 January 2012)