Tolkien Studies: Volume 5

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Tolkien Studies: Volume 5
Publication Information
EditorDouglas A. Anderson, Michael D.C. Drout, Verlyn Flieger
PublisherWest Virginia University
ReleasedJuly, 2008
FormatHardcover; electronic
ISBN1933202386
ISSN1547-3155

Tolkien Studies: Volume 5, published in 2008, is the fifth volume of the annual review Tolkien Studies.

This issue reprints two texts by J.R.R. Tolkien: essay "Chaucer as a Philologist: The Reeve's Tale", first published in 1934, and a version of "The Reeve's Tale" by Chaucer, first published in 1939.

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Contents

  • Articles
    • Brian Rosebury, "Revenge and Moral Judgement in Tolkien"
    • Douglas A. Anderson, "Brian Rosebury on J.R.R. Tolkien: A Checklist"
    • Carl Phelpstead, "'With chunks of poetry in between': The Lord of the Rings and Saga Poetics"
    • Corey Olsen, "The Myth of the Ent and the Entwife"
    • James G. Davis, "Showing Saruman as Faber: Tolkien and Peter Jackson"
    • Lynn Forest-Hill, "Boromir, Byrhtnoth, and Bayard: Finding a Language for Grief in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings"
    • Jason Fisher, "Three Rings for—Whom Exactly? And Why?: Justifying the Disposition of the Three Elven Rings"
  • Book Reviews
    • The Children of Húrin, Narn i Chîn Húrin: The Tale of the Children of Húrin, by J.R.R Tolkien, edited by Christopher Tolkien, reviewed by Nicholas Birns
    • Early Elvish Poetry and Pre-Fëanorian Alphabets (Parma Eldalamberon 16), by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Arden R. Smith, Christopher Gilson, Bill Welden, Carl F. Hostetter, and Patrick H. Wynne, reviewed by John Garth
    • The Evolution of Tolkien's Mythology: A Study of the History of Middle-earth, by Elizabeth Whittingham, reviewed by Deidre A. Dawson
    • The Frodo Franchise: "The Lord of the Rings" and Modern Hollywood, by Kristen Thompson, reviewed by Dyrk Ashton
    • The History of The Hobbit, by John D. Rateliff, reviewed by Tom Shippey
    • Hither Shore: Interdisciplinary Journal of Modern Fantasy Literature, Jahrbuch der Deutschen Tolkien Gesellschaft e.V., edited by Thomas Fornet-Ponse (editor-in-chief), Marcel Bülles, Thomas Honegger, Rainer Nagel, Alexandra Velten, and Frank Weinreich, reviewed by Mark T. Hooker
    • Inside Language: Linguistic and Aesthetic Theory in Tolkien, by Ross Smith, reviewed by Dimitra Fimi
    • Roots and Branches: Selected Papers on Tolkien, by Tom Shippey, reviewed by Kelley M. Wickham-Crowley
    • Tolkien and Modernity 1, and Tolkien and Modernity 2, edited by Frank Weinreich and Thomas Honegger, reviewed by Shaun F. D. Hughes
    • Tolkien and Shakespeare: Essays on Shared Themes and Language, edited by Janet Brennan Croft, reviewed by Jared Lobdell
    • Tree of Tales: Tolkien, Literature, and Theology, by Trevor Hart and Ivan Khovacs, reviewed by Michael J. Brisbois
    • Book Notes, by Douglas A. Anderson
  • David Bratman, "The Year's Work in Tolkien Studies 2005"
  • Michael D.C. Drout, Jason Rea, Rebecca Epstein, and Lauren Provost, "Bibliography (in English) for 2006"

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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)