Lembas Extra 2022

Lembas Extra 2022
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EditorJan van Breda and Renée Vink
IllustratorLúthien Dulk (cover art)

Lembas Extra 2022: Númenor is an issue of the journal Lembas Extra. The issue contains thirdteen essays on the matter of Númenor.


  • Introduction by Jan van Breda
  • David Bratman: "C.S. Lewis, Númenórean"
  • Lorenzo Carrera Bloise: "The Composition of The Downfall of Númenor"
  • Nils Ivar Agøy: "The Stopgap Second Age"
  • Hamish Williams: "The Five Ages of Tolkien's Greek Thalassocracy: A comparative study of Númenórean narrative history"
  • Renée Vink: "Lords of the West: Imperialism and Colonialism in Second Age Middle-earth"
  • José Boto: "Law in Númenor"
  • David Dodds: "Faithful cultus in Númenor and Númenórean Middle-earth"
  • Kristine Larsen: "Tar-Meneldur and the Royal Sorontil Observatory"
  • Łukasz Neubauer: "The Eagles hovering above the people: A Biblical gloss to the witnesses of Manwë in 'A Description of Númenor'"
  • Renée Vink: "The Caldera and the Cauldron: Númenor's volcanic outburst and The Great Wave"
  • Henk Looijestein: "Ar-Zimraphel, the shadow queen: A reappraisal of the last queen of Númenor"
  • Pamina Camacho: "Tolkien, Plato, and the Trap of realism: With an Appendix on Fanfiction"
  • Paul Corfield Godfrey: "The Second Age: A beginning and an end"
  • Abbreviations
  • Biographies

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