The Ring Goes Ever On: Proceedings of the Tolkien 2005 Conference

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The Ring Goes Ever On: Proceedings of the Tolkien 2005 Conference
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EditorSarah Wells
PublisherThe Tolkien Society
Released26 September 2008

The Ring Goes Ever On: Proceedings of the Tolkien 2005 Conference is a two volume book which contains the majority of the material presented at the Tolkien 2005 conference.

Contents[edit | edit source]

Section One: Tolkien's Life[edit | edit source]

  • Nancy Martsch: "The Ace Copyright Affair"
  • John Garth: "'As under a green sea': visions of war in the Dead Marshes"
  • Sharin Schroeder: "Invented, Borrowed, and Mixed Myths in the 'kinds of books we want to read'"
  • Franco Manni and Simone Bonechi: "The Complexity of Tolkien's Attitude Towards the Second World War"
  • Charles A. Coulombe: "Romantic Conservatives: The Inklings in Their Political Context"
  • Eric Rauscher: "We Had Nothing to Say to One Another — J.R.R. Tolkien and Charles Williams, Another Look"
  • Richard Sturch: "On Tolkien, and Williams, and Tolkien on Williams"

Section Two: Tolkien's Literary Achievement[edit | edit source]

  • Marjorie Burns: "Containment and Progression in J.R.R. Tolkien's World"
  • Andrea Ulrich: "Approaching Reality in The Lord of the Rings"
  • Giovanni Agnoloni: "Tolkien as a Benchmark of Comparative Literature — Middle-earth in Our World"
  • Robin Anne Reid and Judy Ann Ford: "From Beowulf to Post-modernism: Interdisciplinary Team-Teaching of J.R.R.Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings"
  • Ella van Wyk: "The Great Questions"
  • Catherine Hefferan-Hays: "Unlocking Supplementary Events in the Dreams, Visions, and Prophesies of J.R.R. Tolkien's Work"
  • Patrick Curry: "Iron Crown, Iron Cage: Tolkien and Weber on Modernity and Enchantment"
  • Tanya Glofcheskie: "Life as a Shared Story: Narrative Freedom in The Lord of the Rings"
  • Magne Bergland: "Descriptions of Nature in The Lord of the Rings: Outline of a method for analysis"
  • Ralph C. Wood: "J.R.R.Tolkien: Our Post-modern Contemporary"
  • Vincent Ferré: "Tolkien, the author and the critic: Beowulf, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth and The Lord of the Rings"
  • Anna Vaninskaya: "Tolkien: A Man of His Time?"

Section Three: Tolkien in Other Lands[edit | edit source]

  • Thomaz Brasil: "Tolkien's Legacy in Brazil"
  • Anna Dabkkowska: "The Polish Story of The Lord of the Rings"
  • Helios De Rosario-Martínez: "The Translation of Tolkien's work into Spanish and Catalan"
  • Roberto Arduini and Raffaella Benvenuto: "Place Names in the Italian Translation of The Lord of the Rings"
  • Natalya Prilutskaya: "Russian Followers of J.R.R.Tolkien"

Section Four: Other Voices[edit | edit source]

  • Nataliya Oryshchuk: "J.R.R.Tolkien and Alexander Grin: Two Literary "Cults" in the USSR and Post-Soviet Russia"
  • Wolfgang Penetsdorfer: "The Hunt for the One Tolkien"
  • David Emerson: "Tolkien and Moorcock: Achieving literary depth through vertical and horizontal explorations of time"
  • Charles Butler: "After the Inklings"
  • Colin Duriez: "Tolkien in fiction"

Section Five: The Telling of Tales: Myth and Storytelling[edit | edit source]

  • Ian Russell Lowell: "Across No Man's Land"
  • Kate Karegeorgi: "Tolkien and Universality"
  • Kristina Sepe: "'Tell Them Stories': The Consciousness of Myth in Tolkien and Pullman"
  • Rosana Rios: "Storytelling in the White Council"
  • Allan Turner: "Putting the Paratext in Context"

Section Six: Tolkien's People[edit | edit source]

  • Beatriz Domínguez Ruiz: "The concept of masculinity in Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings"
  • Douglas Charles Rapier: "Frodo's Temptation, Frodo's Failure"
  • Romuald (Ronnie) Ian Lakowski: "Tolkien's 'Love Triangle': Aragorn's Relationships with Êowyn and Arwen"
  • Melody Green: "The Riddle of Strider: A Cognitive Linguistic Reading"
  • Anna Smol: "Male Friendship in The Lord of the Rings: Medievalism, the First World War, and Contemporary Rewritings"
  • Nicole Topham: "The Time That Is Given To Us: Hope, Sacrifice, and Courage in The Lord of the Rings"
  • David Weber: "Transfigured Sadness: Characterizations of Sadness in The Lord of the Rings"
  • Constance G.J. Wagner: "The War Within: Frodo as Sacrificial Hero"
  • Beth Russell: "Galadriel and Her Lovers"
  • Judith Klinger: "The Fallacies of Power: Frodo's Resistance to the Ring"
  • Lynnette R. Porter: "Courage and the Ability to Adapt"

Section Seven: Tolkien's Legacy[edit | edit source]

  • Nils Ivar Agøy: "Why Is Tolkien So Popular?"
  • Patty Howerton: "Tolkien and The Lord of the Rings: An Inspiration for Education and Study Worldwide"
  • Patty Howerton: "Tolkien's Middle-earth: Lesson Plans for Secondary School Educators"
  • Mike Foster: "Teaching Tolkien"
  • Miriam Glasser: "The Fantasy Genre and its Characteristics"

Section Eight: Theology and the Nature of Good and Evil[edit | edit source]

  • Donald T. Williams: "The Everlasting Hobbit: Perspectives on the Human in Tolkien's Mythos"
  • Davide Cattaneo: "Divine presence and providence in The Lord of the Rings"
  • Greg Wright: "Fellowship and the Rings: An Ecumenical Approach to Tolkien"
  • Ronald Hutton: "The Pagan Tolkien"
  • Zach Watkins: "Satan and The Silmarillion: John Milton's Angelic Decline in J.R.R. Tolkien's Melkor"
  • Zach Watkins: "Mortality and Immortality: A panel discussion on 'Mortality and Immortality'"
  • Pedro Ángeles-Ruiz: "Catholic 'contrafactura' of myth in some J.R.R. Tolkien's writings
  • Beppe Roncari and Davide Cattaneo: "Tolkien and Christianity"
  • Dean Slavic: "The Underworld in Tolkien's Novel The Lord of the Rings"
  • Thomas Fornet-Ponse: "Different concepts of evil in The Lord of the Rings?"
  • Tim McKenzie: "I Pity Even His Slaves: Tolkien and the Theology of Evil"
  • Jill Delsigne: "Hobbits, Tolkien, and God: Writing Eucatastrophe and the Problem of Evil"

Section Nine: Tolkien's Sources[edit | edit source]

  • Colin Manlove: "How much does Tolkien owe to the work of George MacDonald?"
  • Renée Vink: "Immortality and the death of love: J.R.R. Tolkien and Simone de Beauvoir"
  • Sash Uusjärv: "Influences of the Kalevala in The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien"
  • Michael Scott Rohan: "Which story, I wonder? said Gandalf… Was Tolkien the real Ring-thief?"
  • Maria Artamanova: "Tolkien's writings in Old Germanic languages"
  • David Bratman: "Hobbit Names Aren't From Kentucky"
  • Murray Smith: "Some possible origins of the Stewards of Gondor"
  • Joe R. Christopher: "Sir Gawain's Pentangle"
  • Christina Fawcett: "Reluctant Warrior: Tolkien's conflicted language in The Lord of the Rings"
  • Jessica Yates: "William Morris's influence on J.R.R.Tolkien"

Section Ten: Middle-earth at the Movies[edit | edit source]

  • LeiLani Hinds: "Peter Jackson and Tolkien's Catholicism"
  • DawnEllen Jacobs: "Implicit and Explicit Treatments of Catholic Imagery in Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and Jackson's Film Trilogy"
  • Lance Weldy: "Peregrin's "Journey in the Dark": Jackson's Substitution in Agency"
  • Cherylynn Silvia: "One Ring to Rule Them All: Power and Surveillance in the Film Adaptations of The Lord of the Rings"
  • Gwydion M. Williams: "Eyeing Sauron: Tolkien in the language of film"
  • Christopher Garbowski: "Songs of Innocence and Experience: Tolkien at the Movies"
  • Maggie Fernandes: "Logos, the Silver Path to The Lord of the Rings: The Word in Novel and Film Writing"
  • Martin Barker: "Tolkien's Books and Peter Jackson's Films"

Section Eleven: Tolkien's World[edit | edit source]

  • Tom Shippey: "A Fund of Wise Sayings: Proverbiality in Tolkien"
  • Luke Niiler: "From Conqueror to Citizen: Tolkien's Fantastic Ecology"
  • Charles E. Bressler: "J.R.R. Tolkien's Love of Words The Revelatory Nature of Tolkien's Aphorisms in The Lord of the Rings"
  • C. Riley Auge: "Crossing the Threshold: Doors and Other Passageways in Tolkien's Words and Images"
  • Ian Russell Lowell: "Two Legs Bad, Four Legs Good, Eight Legs Evil?"
  • Natalya Prilutskaya: "The Problem of Machine Technology in The Lord of the Rings"
  • Michael J. Colvin: "Frozen Nature: Abiding Technology in Tolkien's World"
  • Christopher Kreuzer: "Numbers in Tolkien"
  • Dimitra Fimi: "Material Culture and Materiality in Middle-earth: Tolkien and Archaeology"
  • Rhona Beare: "Influence of Climate on Myth: Tolkien's Theory and Practice"
  • Michal Lesniewski: "The Question of the "Round Arda": An Abandoned Idea, or Another Perspective on Tolkien's Legendarium"
  • Benjamin Rollins: "'I will [not] serve the master of the Precious': Bataille's Economy in Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings"
  • Carolina A. Panero: "Dealing with Elvish Languages"
  • Christian Weichmann: "Niggle's picture – Parish's Garden: Gardens in Tolkien's Work"
  • Margarita Carretero-González: "The loss of the Entwives: the biological dimension of gender construction in The Lord of the Rings"
  • Anna Adamczyk "Nifrodel": "Tolkien and Nature"
  • Kristine Larsen: "A Little Earth of His Own: Tolkien's Lunar Creation Myths"
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