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Travel and Communication in Tolkien's Worlds

Travel and Communication in Tolkien's Worlds
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EditorRichard Crawshaw
IllustratorIan Harding
PublisherThe Tolkien Society
Released1996
FormatPaperback
Pages60
ISBN0-905520-10-6
SeriesPeter Roe Memorial Fund
Preceded byThe First and Second Ages
Followed byDigging Potatoes, Growing Trees - Volume 1

Travel and Communication in Tolkien's Worlds is a collection of the proceedings of the 10th Tolkien Society Seminar, held in Leicester in 1995. The book was published by The Tolkien Society in 1996 under the auspices of the Peter Roe Memorial Fund in 1996 and re-published in 1998.

[edit] Contents

  • "The Palantíri - a study", by Alex Lewis
  • "The Road Goes Ever On: Tolkien's use of the journey motive in constructing The Lord of the Rings", by John Ellison
  • "Who Mends the Roads: Superstructures without Substructures", by Richard Allen
  • "First Catch Your Oliphaunt: A rambling look at the natural and unnatural history of elephants", by Ruth Lacon
  • "The Geography of the Shire: Reference Points for a study of communication", by Ian Smalley
  • "The History and Practice of Communications in the Shire", by Tom Marringer


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