Tolkien Studies: Volume 17

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Tolkien Studies: Volume 17
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EditorDavid Bratman, Michael D.C. Drout, Verlyn Flieger
PublisherWest Virginia University Press
ReleasedOctober, 2020
FormatPaperback; electronic

Tolkien Studies: Volume 17, published in 2020, is the seventeenth volume of the annual review Tolkien Studies.

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  • Articles
    • Michael P. Keaton, "Fairies at War: The Fall of Gondolin as the Cornerstone of Middle-earth"
    • Simon J. Cook, "The Expression of Faërie"
    • Christopher Gilson, "'He Constructed a Language L and Another LL': Diachronic Aspects of Tolkien's Early Philology"
    • Bo Kampmann Walther, "Lights Behind Thick Curtains: Images of Fear and Familiarity in Tolkien"
    • Hamish Williams, "Tolkien's Thalassocracy and Ancient Greek Seafaring People: Minoans, Phaeacians, Atlantans, and Númenóreans"
    • Peter Grybauskas, "A Portrait of the Poet as a Young Man: Noteworthy Omission in The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son"
  • Notes and Documents
    • Maria Tsampouraki and Maria Sidiropoulou, "Witnessing Societal Change through Translated Versions of The Lord of the Rings"
    • Josh Woods, "Ring-wraiths and Dracula"
  • Book Reviews
    • Tolkien's Library: An Annotated Checklist, by Oronzo Cilli, reviewed by Janet Brennan Croft
    • Tolkien's Lost Chaucer, by John M. Bowers, reviewed by John D. Rateliff
    • Flora of Middle-earth: Plants of J.R.R. Tolkien's Legendarium, by Walter S. Judd and Graham A. Judd, reviewed by Lynn Forest-Hill
    • A Wilderness of Dragons: Essays in Honor of Verlyn Flieger, edited by John D. Rateliff, reviewed by Matthew A. Fisher
    • Therapy through Faerie: Therapeutic Properties of Fantasy Literature by the Inklings and by U.K. Le Guin, by Anna Cholewa-Purgal, and The Lure of the Ring: Power, Addiction and Transcendence in Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, by Alan James Strachan and Janet Coster, reviewed by John Rosegrant
    • Catalogue de l'Exposition Tolkien: Voyage en Terre du Milieu, edited by Vincent Ferré and Frédéric Manfrin, and Album de l'Exposition Tolkien: Voyage en Terre du Milieu, reviewed by Denis Bridoux
  • David Bratman, Kate Neville, Jennifer Rogers, Robin Anne Reid, Jason Fisher, John Wm. Houghton, and John Magoun, "The Year's Work in Tolkien Studies 2017"
  • David Bratman, "Bibliography (in English) for 2018"

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Tolkien Studies volumes
Volume 1 · Volume 2 · Volume 3 · Volume 4 · Volume 5 · Volume 6 · Volume 7 · Volume 8 ·
Volume 9 · Volume 10 · Volume 11 · Volume 12 · Volume 13 · Volume 14 · Volume 15 · Volume 16 ·
Volume 17 · Volume 18 · Volume 19 (Supplement)