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Ruth Lacon

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'''Ruth Lacon''' ([[1967]]-), born in Edinburgh, Scotland, holds two degrees (a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and a Bachelor of Arts in Illustration and
 
'''Ruth Lacon''' ([[1967]]-), born in Edinburgh, Scotland, holds two degrees (a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and a Bachelor of Arts in Illustration and
Design). She has created numerous [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]-inspired illustrations, and is a member of the [[Tolkien Society]]<ref>''[[The Uncharted Realms of Tolkien]]'', p.3</ref> since the mid 1980s.
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Design). She has created numerous [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]-inspired illustrations, and is a member of [[The Tolkien Society]]<ref>''[[The Uncharted Realms of Tolkien]]'', p.3</ref> since the mid 1980s.
  
Under the pseudonym '''[[Elizabeth Currie]]''', she has published a number of books on Tolkien together with [[Alex Lewis]].<ref>See "Letters" [to, and with response from, Len Sanford]" in [[Mallorn 44|''Mallorn'' 44]], and "Editorial" in [[Amon Hen 198|''Amon Hen'' 198]].</ref>
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Under the pseudonym '''[[Elizabeth Currie]]''', she has published several books on Tolkien together with [[Alex Lewis]], and written a number of articles.<ref>See "Letters" [to, and with response from, Len Sanford]" in [[Mallorn 44|''Mallorn'' 44]], and "Editorial" in [[Amon Hen 198|''Amon Hen'' 198]].</ref>
  
==Publications==
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==Bibliography==
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===Books===
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* [[1987]]: ''[[The Tale of Gondolin]]'' (as illustrator)
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* [[2002]]: ''[[The Uncharted Realms of Tolkien]]'' (author as Elizabeth Currie, illustrator as Ruth Lacon, with [[Alex Lewis]])
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* [[2005]]: ''[[The Ruins of Osgiliath]]'' (as illustrator)
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* [[2005]]: ''[[The Forsaken Realm of Tolkien]]'' (as Elizabeth Currie, illustrator as Ruth Lacon, with [[Alex Lewis]])
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* [[2005]]: ''[[The Art of Ruth Lacon|The Art of Ruth Lacon: Illustrations inspired by the works of  J.R.R. Tolkien]]'' (as author and illustrator)
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* [[2009]]: ''[[The Epic Realm of Tolkien|The Epic Realm of Tolkien, Part One - Beren and Lúthien]]'' (as Elizabeth Currie, with [[Alex Lewis]])
  
===As Ruth Lacon===
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===Articles===
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* [[1990]]: [[Amon Hen 105|''Amon Hen'' 105]]
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** "Of Mallorn & Mithril"
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* [[1992]]: [[Amon Hen 118|''Amon Hen'' 118]]
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** "Overlooked Empires"
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* [[1993]]: [[Mallorn 30|''Mallorn'' 30]]
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** "The Earliest Days of Gondor"
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* [[1994]]: [[Mallorn 31|''Mallorn'' 31]]
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** "The Economy and Economic History of Gondor"
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* [[1995]]: [[Amon Hen 134|''Amon Hen'' 134]]
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** "In Response to Mr Webster"
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* [[1995]]: [[Amon Hen 135|''Amon Hen'' 135]]
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** "Tolkien's Star & Tolkien's Heirs"
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* [[1995]]: [[Mallorn 32|''Mallorn'' 32]]
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** "Notes Toward a History of the Easterlings"
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* [[1996]]: ''[[Travel and Communication in Tolkien's Worlds]]''
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** "First Catch Your Oliphaunt: A rambling look at the natural and unnatural history of elephants"
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* [[1997]]: [[Amon Hen 144|''Amon Hen'' 144]]
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** "Armenelos and Nineveh"
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* [[1998]]: [[Amon Hen 149|''Amon Hen'' 149]]
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** "Of Cauldrons and Calderas"
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* [[1998]]: [[Amon Hen 153|''Amon Hen'' 153]]
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** "Tolkien's Ravens"
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* [[1998]]: [[Mallorn 36|''Mallorn'' 36]]
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** "There Are Two People In This Marriage"
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* [[1999]]: [[Mallorn 37|''Mallorn'' 37]]
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** "The Invisible Shire"
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* [[2011]]: [[Amon Hen 228|''Amon Hen'' 228]]
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** "Review: ''The 2011 Tolkien Calendar''"
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* [[2011]]: ''[[Lembas (journal)|Lembas Extra]]''
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** "The Art of Ruth Lacon"
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* [[2012]]: [[Amon Hen 234|''Amon Hen'' 234]]
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** "Review: ''The 2012 Tolkien Calendar''"
  
*Cover art and/or interior illustrations
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==External links==
**''[[The Tale of Gondolin]]''
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**''[[The Ruins of Osgiliath]]''
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**[[2002]]: ''[[The Uncharted Realms of Tolkien]]''
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**[[2005]]: ''[[The Forsaken Realm of Tolkien]]''
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*Books
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**[[2005]]: ''[[The Art of Ruth Lacon|The Art of Ruth Lacon: Illustrations inspired by the works of  J.R.R. Tolkien]]''
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*Articles
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**[[1996]]: "First Catch Your Oliphaunt: A rambling look at the natural and unnatural history of elephants", in ''[[Travel and Communication in Tolkien's Worlds]]''
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*Greeting cards
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**''[[Niggle's First Sight of The Tree|Niggle's First Sight of The Tree: Illustrations Inspired by the Works of J.R.R. Tolkien]]''
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===As Elizabeth Currie===
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*[http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/press/1026_To_Illustrate_or_Not_to_Illustrate.php To Illustrate or Not to Illustrate? That is the Question... - an essay by Ruth Lacon] at [[Tolkien Library]]
 
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*[[2002]]: ''[[The Uncharted Realms of Tolkien]]'' (with [[Alex Lewis]])
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*[[2005]]: ''[[The Forsaken Realm of Tolkien]]'' (with [[Alex Lewis]])
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*[[2009]]: ''[[The Epic Realm of Tolkien|The Epic Realm of Tolkien, Part One - Beren and Lúthien]]'' (with [[Alex Lewis]])
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Ruth Lacon

Ruth Lacon (1967-), born in Edinburgh, Scotland, holds two degrees (a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and a Bachelor of Arts in Illustration and Design). She has created numerous J.R.R. Tolkien-inspired illustrations, and is a member of The Tolkien Society[1] since the mid 1980s.

Under the pseudonym Elizabeth Currie, she has published several books on Tolkien together with Alex Lewis, and written a number of articles.[2]

Contents

Bibliography

Books

Articles

External links

References

  1. The Uncharted Realms of Tolkien, p.3
  2. See "Letters" [to, and with response from, Len Sanford]" in Mallorn 44, and "Editorial" in Amon Hen 198.