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- I'm glad to help out. I have been into The Lord of the Rings ever since I first saw Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit. I read the books once or twice a year and I'm always finding some new discovery. I have been into video games for a long time as well and try to pick up every Middle-earth title that I can. LOTRO is by far one of the best ones out there. --Pinkkeith 19:17, 2 March 2009 (UTC)
Two things, really:
- I'm currently working on a better fairuse template for adaptations, which would include the official disclaimers. Could you get the Lotro's for me?
- Re: Sandbox. I did some scouring. Maybe interesting are (should be available at most university libraries, maybe mythlore is online on Muse:
- Leslie Donovan, "The Valkyrie Reflex in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings: Galadriel, Shelob, Éowyn, and Arwen", in Tolkien the Medievalist (ed. Jane Chance)
- Mac Fenwick, "Breastplates of Silk", Mythlore 81
- Candice Fredrick and Sam McBride, "Women Among the Inklings" (maybe interesting background?), Contributions in Women's Studies, page 191
- Doris Myers: "Brave New World: The Status of Women According to Tolkien, Lewis, and Charles Williams.", Cimarron Review 17 (1971 - perhaps a good example of early studies)
- David Pretorius, Binary Issues and Feminist Issues in LOTR, Mallorn 40
- I'm not sure what you are looking for regarding LOTRO disclaimers. Could you elaborate on what you are looking for?
- I actually have a Masters degree with concentration in gender studies, so this subject is interesting to me. Thanks for the references. I was trying to gather some together to make a good article. I have no idea how long it will take me. --Pinkkeith 20:02, 19 May 2009 (UTC)
- Let me elaborate what I mean with "disclaimers", then. The one for The Hobbit (2003 video game) looks like this:
"The Hobbit" interactive game (c) 2003 Vivendi Universal Games, Inc. All rights reserved. The Tolkien Enterprises logo, "The Hobbit", "The Lord of the Rings" and the characters, events, items and places therein, are trademarks or registered trademarks of The Saul Zaentz Company, dba Tolkien Enterprises, and are used under license by Vivendo Universal Games, Inc.