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Essays on The History of Middle-earth
|Author||Verlyn Flieger and Carl F. Hostetter (editors)|
|Released||30 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 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.
Tolkien's Legendarium won the 2002 Mythopoeic Scholarship Award for Inklings Studies.
- 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
- Christopher Gilson — "Gnomish Is Sindarin: The Conceptual Evolution of an Elvish Language"
- Arden R. Smith — "Certhas, Skirditaila, Futhark: A Feigned History of Runic Origins"
- Patrick Wynne and Carl F. Hostetter — "Three Elvish Verse Modes: Ann-thennath, Minlamad thent / estent, and Linnod"
- Part III — The Cauldron and the Cook
- Joe R. Christopher — "Tolkien's Lyric Poetry"
- Paul Edmund Thomas — "Some of Tolkien's Narrators"
- Verlyn Flieger — "The Footsteps of Ælfwine"
- John Rateliff — "The Lost Road, The Dark Tower, and The Notion Club Papers: Tolkien and Lewis's Time Travel Triad"
- Marjorie Burns — "Gandalf and Odin"
- Richard C. West — "Túrin's Ofermod: An Old English Theme in the Development of the Story of Túrin"
- Douglas A. Anderson — "Christopher Tolkien: A Bibliography"