Tolkien's Legendarium

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Tolkien's Legendarium:
Essays on The History of Middle-earth
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EditorVerlyn Flieger and Carl F. Hostetter
PublisherGreenwood Press
Released30 January, 2000

Tolkien's Legendarium: Essays on The History of Middle-earth is a collection of scholarly essays edited by Verlyn Flieger and Carl F. Hostetter on the History of Middle-earth, a series of books relating to the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien, compiled and edited by his son, Christopher Tolkien. It was published by Greenwood Press in 2000.

It includes a bibliography of works by Christopher Tolkien compiled by Douglas A. Anderson.

The book is the winner of the 2002 Mythopoeic Scholarship Award for Inklings Studies.

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Part I — The History
  • Rayner Unwin — "Early Days of Elder Days"
  • Christina Scull — "The Development of Tolkien's Legendarium: Some Threads in the Tapestry of Middle-earth"
  • Wayne G. Hammond — "'A Continuing and Evolving Creation': Distractions in the Later History of Middle-earth"
  • Charles Noad — "On the Construction of 'The Silmarillion'"
  • David Bratman — "The Literary Value of The History of Middle-earth"
Part II — The Languages
Part III — The Cauldron and the Cook

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