Tolkien Studies: Volume 18

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Tolkien Studies: Volume 18
Publication Information
EditorDavid Bratman, Michael D.C. Drout, Verlyn Flieger
PublisherWest Virginia University Press
ReleasedOctober, 2021
FormatPaperback; electronic

Tolkien Studies: Volume 18, published in 2021, is the eighteenth volume of the annual review Tolkien Studies.

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  • Articles
    • John D. Rateliff, "Richard C. West, 1944-2020"
    • Douglas A. Anderson, "Richard C. West, 1944-2020"
    • Yvette Kisor, "'The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun': Sexuality, Imagery, and Desire in Tolkien's Works"
    • Curtis A. Weyant, "'A translator is not free': J.R.R. Tolkien's Rules for Translation and Their Application in Sir Orfeo"
    • Josh B. Long, "Faery, Faith, and Self-Portrayal: An Allegorical Interpretation of Smith of Wootton Major"
    • Magne Bergland, "'This gift of freedom': The Gift of Ilúvatar, from Mythological Solution to Theological Problem"
    • Douglas C. Kane, "Túrin the Hapless: Tolkien and the Sanctification of Suffering"
    • Joshua T. Parks, "Speculative Mythology: Tolkien's Adaptation of Winter and the Devil in Old English Poetry"
    • Stentor Danielson, "'To trees all Men are Orcs': The Environmental Ethic of J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The New Shadow'"
    • Michael A. Moir, Jr., "'What a lot of things you do use Good morning for!': Gandalf the Wandering Deconstructionist in The Hobbit"
    • Dennis Wilson Wise, "Depth, Globalization, and the Domestic Hero: The Postmodern Transformation of Tolkien's Bard in Peter Jackson's Hobbit Films"
  • Notes and Documents
    • Amber Dunai, "Wið or mid? A Glimpse into Treebeard's Diachronic Perspective"
  • Book Reviews
    • The Worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien: The Places That Inspired Middle-earth, by John Garth, reviewed by Matthew A. Fisher
    • Tolkien's Modern Reading: Middle-earth Beyond the Middle Ages, by Holly Ordway, reviewed by Zachary D. Schmoll
    • Utopian and Dystopian Themes in Tolkien's Legendarium, by Mark Doyle, reviewed by Jay Rimmer
    • Tolkien's Cosmology: Divine Beings and Middle-earth, by Sam McBride, reviewed by Alyssa House-Thomas
    • Music in Tolkien's Work and Beyond, edited by Julian Eilmann and Friedhelm Schneidewind, reviewed by David Bratman
    • J.R.R. Tolkien: A Guide for the Perplexed, by Toby Widdicombe, reviewed by David Bratman
  • David Bratman, Kate Neville, Jennifer Rogers, Robin Anne Reid, Jason Fisher, John Wm. Houghton, and John Magoun, "The Year's Work in Tolkien Studies 2018"
  • David Bratman, "Bibliography (in English) for 2019"

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Tolkien Studies volumes
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Volume 9 · Volume 10 · Volume 11 · Volume 12 · Volume 13 · Volume 14 · Volume 15 · Volume 16 ·
Volume 17 · Volume 18 · Volume 19 (Supplement)