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Mark T. Hooker

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** "The Frisian Hobbit"
** "The Frisian Hobbit"
** "The Slovenian Hobbit"
** "The Slovenian Hobbit"
*[[2013]]: [[Beyond Bree]] May issue
** "Journey to the Center of Middle-earth" (The influence of Jules Verne on [[The Hobbit]])
* A regular contributor to [[Beyond Bree]]
* A regular contributor to [[Beyond Bree]]

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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.

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).




External links


  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)