Tolkien Criticism: An Annotated Checklist

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Tolkien Criticism: An Annotated Checklist
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AuthorCompiled by Richard C. West
PublisherThe Kent State University Press
FormatHardcover (no dust jacket as issued)
Pages73 (xv)
ISBN87338-052-5 (SBN)

Tolkien Criticism: An Annotated Checklist is a descriptive bibliography of books and articles by and about J.R.R. Tolkien, compiled by Richard C. West.

The book includes some quotes from hard-to-find writings by J.R.R. Tolkien: (1) Entry A24 on page 5 quotes from the Preface published in The Ancrene Riwle; (2) Entry B109 on page 34 reprints the brief extract from a letter to Richard Lupoff first printed in Edgar Rice Burroughs: Master of Adventure.

A revised edition of the work was published in 1981 (177 pages, ISBN:978-0873382564).

Contents (1st Ed.)[edit | edit source]

  • Foreword
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Section A: Tolkien's Writings
  • Section B: Critical Works on Tolkien
  • Section C: Book Reviews
  • Section D: Index of Titles