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'''Nils Ivar Agøy''' is the professor modern history and co-founder of the Norwegian Tolkien Society. He translated [[The Hobbit]], [[The Silmarillion]] and [[Unfinished Tales]] into Norwegian and is the translator of [[The Children of Húrin]], which is due for publication in May 2007. He has written many articles on Tolkien and wrote Mytenes mann: J.R.R. Tolkien og hans forfatterskap (2003) and the edited volume Between Faith and Fiction: Tolkien and the Powers of his World (1997).
'''Nils Ivar Agøy''' is Professor of Modern History at Telemark College in Bø i Telemark (Norway),<ref>[http://www.hit.no/nor/ansatte/vis/nils.i.agoy Nils Ivar Agøy] at [http://www.hit.no/ HiT.no] (accessed 29 October 2011)</ref> and co-founder of the [[Norwegian Tolkien Society]]. He translated ''[[The Hobbit]]'', ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', ''[[Unfinished Tales]]'' and ''[[The Children of Húrin]]'' into Norwegian (Bokmål). He has written many articles on Tolkien and wrote ''[[Mytenes mann|Mytenes mann: J.R.R. Tolkien og hans forfatterskap]]'' ([[2003]]) and edited the volume ''[[Between Faith and Fiction|Between Faith and Fiction: Tolkien and the Powers of His World]]'' ([[1998]]). He has also given lectures at numerous Tolkien events in recent decades.
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==Bibliography, selected==
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===Books===
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*[[1998]]: ''[[Between Faith and Fiction|Between Faith and Fiction: Tolkien and the Powers of His World]]'' (editor)
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*[[2003]]: ''[[Mytenes mann|Mytenes mann: J.R.R. Tolkien og hans forfatterskap]]''
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===Articles===
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* [[1983]]: [[Mallorn 20|''Mallorn'' 20]]
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** "''[[Mr. Bliss]]'': The Precursor of a Precursor?"
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*[[1995]]: ''[[Proceedings of the J.R.R. Tolkien Centenary Conference]]''
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** "Quid Hinieldus cum Christo? - New Perspectives on Tolkien's Theological Dilemma and his Sub-Creation Theory"
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*[[2008]]: ''[[Lembas Extra: Proceedings of the 5th Unquendor Lustrum]]''
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**"Things to remember when translating Tolkien"
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*[[2008]]: ''[[The Ring Goes Ever On: Proceedings of the Tolkien 2005 Conference]]''
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**"Why Is Tolkien So Popular?"
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* [[2013]]: [[Tolkien Studies: Volume 10|''Tolkien Studies'': Volume 10]]
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**"Vague or Vivid?: Descriptions in ''The Lord of the Rings''"
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