Tolkien Studies: Volume 6

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Tolkien Studies: Volume 6
EditorDouglas A. Anderson, Michael D.C. Drout, Verlyn Flieger
PublisherWest Virginia University
ReleasedJune, 2009
FormatHardcover; electronic

Tolkien Studies: Volume 6, published in 2009, is the sixth volume of the annual review Tolkien Studies.

This volume published for the first time J.R.R. Tolkien's essay "Fate and Free Will" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), it was reprinted in The Nature of Middle-earth in 2021.
Stuart D. Lee's article "J.R.R. Tolkien and The Wanderer: From Edition to Application" includes formerly unpublished extracts from Tolkien's teaching notes on The Wanderer, held at the Bodleian Library.

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  • Articles
    • John D. Rateliff, "'A Kind of Elvish Craft': Tolkien as Literary Craftsman"
    • Douglas A. Anderson, "John D. Rateliff: A Checklist"
    • Ármann Jakobsson, "Talk to the Dragon: Tolkien as Translator"
    • Jill Fitzgerald, "A 'Clerkes Compleinte': Tolkien and the Division of Lit. and Lang."
    • Stefan Ekman, "Echoes of Pearl in Arda's Landscape"
    • Judy Ann Ford, Robin Anne Reid, "Councils and Kings: Aragorn's Journey Towards Kingship in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings"
    • Cynthia M. Cohen, "The Unique Representation of Trees in The Lord of the Rings"
    • Josh Long, "Clinamen, Tessera, and the Anxiety of Influence: Swerving from and Completing George MacDonald"
    • Verlyn Flieger, "The Music and the Task: Fate and Free Will in Middle-earth"
  • Notes and Documents
    • J.R.R. Tolkien, Carl F. Hostetter, "Fate and Free Will"
    • Stuart D. Lee, "J.R.R. Tolkien and The Wanderer: From Edition to Application"
    • Christopher Gilson, "Essence of Elvish: The Basic Vocabulary of Quenya"
  • David Bratman, "The Year's Work in Tolkien Studies 2006"
  • Jason Rea, Kathryn Paar, and Michael D.C. Drout, "Bibliography (in English) for 2007"

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Tolkien Studies volumes
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