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Proceedings of the J.R.R. Tolkien Centenary Conference

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Proceedings of the J.R.R. Tolkien Centenary Conference
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AuthorVarious
PublisherMythopoeic Press
ReleasedJanuary 1st, 1995
FormatPaperback
Pages458
ISBN1887726047

Proceedings of the J.R.R. Tolkien Centenary Conference is a book which contains the majority of the material presented at the J.R.R. Tolkien Centenary Conference.

Contents

Contents

Section 1: Recollection and Remembrance

Section 2: Sources and Influences

  • Nils Ivar Agøy: "Quid Hinieldus cum Christo? - New Perspectives on Tolkien's Theological Dilemma and his Sub-Creation Theory"
  • Verlyn Flieger: "Tolkien's Experiment with Time: The Lost Road, The Notion Club Papers and J.W.Dunne"
  • Deirdre Greene: "Higher Argument: Tolkien and the tradition of Vision, Epic and Prophecy"
  • Virginia Luling: "An Anthropologist in Middle-earth"
  • Charles E. Noad: "Frodo and his Spectre: Blakean Resonances in Tolkien"
  • Gloriana St. Clair: "An Overview of the Northern Influences on Tolkien's Works"
  • Gloriana St. Clair: "Volsunga Saga and Narn: Some Analogies"
  • Chris Seeman: "Tolkien's Revision of the Romantic Tradition"
  • Tom Shippey: "Tolkien as a Post-War Writer"
  • Norman Talbot: "Where do Elves go to? Tolkien and a Fantasy Tradition"

Section 3: The Lord ofthe Rings

  • Marjorie Burns: "Eating, Devouring, Sacrifice and Ultimate Just Desserts"
  • Jane Chance: "Power and Knowledge in Tolkien: The Problem of Difference in 'The Birthday Party'"
  • Joe R. Christopher: "The Moral Epiphanies in The Lord of the Rings"
  • Patrick Curry: "'Less Noise and More Green': Tolkien's Ideology for England"
  • Gwenyth Hood: "The Earthly Paradise in Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings"
  • Gloriana St. Clair: "Tolkien as Reviser: A Case Study"
  • Christina Scull: "Open Minds, Closed Minds in The Lord of the Rings"

Section 4: The Silmarillion

Section 5: Linguistics and Lexicography

Section 6: Response and Reaction

Section 7: Tolkien Studies

Section 8: Middle-earth Studies

Section 9: The Inklings

  • Charles A. Coulombe: "Hermetic Imngination: The Effect of The Golden Dawn on Fantasy Literature"
  • David Doughan: "Tolkien, Sayers, Sex and Gender"
  • Colin Duriez: "Tolkien and the Other Inklings"
  • Lisa Hopkins: "Female Authority Figures in the Works of Tolkien, C.S. Lewis and Charles Williams"
  • Diana Lynne Pavlac: "More than a Bandersnatch: Tolkien as a Collaborative Writer"
  • Stephen Yandell: "'A Pattern Which Our Nature Cries Out For': The Medieval Tradition of the Ordered Four in the Fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien"

Section 10: Flights of Fancy

  • John Ellison: "Baggins Remembered"
  • Hubert Sawa: "Short History of the Territorial Development of the Dwarves' Kingdoms in the Second and Third Ages Of Middle-earth"
  • Angela Surtees and Steve Gardner: "The Mechanics of Dragons... An Introduction to The Study of their 'Ologies"

Section II: Other Writers

  • Madawc Williams: "Tales of Wonder - Science Fiction and Fantasy in the Age of Jane Austen"
  • J.R. Wytenbroek: "Natural Mysticism in Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows"
  • J.R. Wytenbroek: "Cetacean Consciousness in Katz's Whalesinger and L'Engle's A Ring of Endless Light"

Index

See also

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