Orcrist 9

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Orcrist #9
EditorRichard C. West, Lucas Annear, and Jack Mathie
PublisherMadison: University of Wisconsin J.R.R. Tolkien Society

Orcrist 9 is an issue of the journal Orcrist, a Special 50th Anniversary Issue (for the Tolkien Society at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1966-2016).

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  • Front cover: "Luthien Tinuviel" -- illustration by Sylvia Hunnewell
  • Dedication: In Memoriam: James Robinson, 1944-2016, Co-Editor of Orcrist, Scholar, Friend
  • "Foreword" (editorial by Richard C. West) (pp. 3-4)
  • "About the contributors" (pp. 5-6]
  • "The Novels of Evangeline Walton" -- Douglas A. Anderson (pp. 6-9)
  • "Off to Wellington without a Handkerchief " -- Kristin Thompson (pp. 10-14)
  • "I Know What Happened to the Entwives" -- Jeanne Gomoll (pp. 15-16)
  • "The Lord of the Rings: An Analysis of Power and the Origin of Evil" -- Peter Brummel (pp. 17-20)
  • "How The Hobbit Came to Milwaukee" -- John D. Rateliff (pp. 21-33)
  • "Linguistic Diversity in Middle-earth, Malacandra, Perelandra, and England" -- Thomas A. DuBois (pp. 33-39)
  • "Our 'Precious': A Buddhist Meditation on the One Ring " -- Zuiko Julie Redding (pp. 40-44)
  • "Tales Before Tolkien: The Roots of Modern Fantasy, edited by Douglas A. Anderson (Del Rey, 2003)--A review and reminiscence by Hank Luttrell (pp. 44-48)
  • "Moot Point" (pp. 48-49) [letters from Charles Noad (24 August 2016) and Debra Daemmrich (11 December 1988, 11 July 2016)]
  • "Earendil and Auzandil" -- Nelson Goering (pp. 49-52)
  • "Saint Smith: Reading Smith of Wootton Major as a Saint's Life" -- Matthew A. Fisher (pp. 53-57)
  • Facsimile of local Tolkien Society schedule for Winter, 1990/Spring, 1991 with illustration by Robert Kellough (p. 57)
  • Other illustrations by Peter Brummel ("The White Tree and Seven Stars," p. 3 and "Orcrist," p. 21), and by Georgie Schnobrich ("Snake Year Sherry," p. 33 and "Happy Hobbit," p. 49)