Tolkien Studies: Volume 8

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Tolkien Studies: Volume 8
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EditorDouglas A. Anderson, Michael D.C. Drout, Verlyn Flieger
PublisherWest Virginia University
ReleasedMay, 2011
FormatHardcover; electronic

Tolkien Studies: Volume 8, published in 2011, is the eighth volume of the annual review Tolkien Studies.

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Contents[edit | edit source]

  • Articles
    • Philip Irving Mitchell, "'Legend and History Have Met and Fused': The Interlocution of Anthropology, Historiography, and Incarnation in J.R.R. Tolkien's 'On Fairy-stories'"
    • John M. Bowers, "Tolkien's Goldberry and The Maid of the Moor"
    • Lucas Annear, "Language in Tolkien's 'Bagme Bloma'"
    • José Manuel Ferrández Bru, "'Wingless fluttering': Some Personal Connections in Tolkien's Formative Years"
  • Notes and Documents
    • John Garth, "Robert Quilter Gilson, T.C.B.S.: A Brief Life in Letters"
    • Janet Brennan Croft, "The Hen that Laid the Eggs: Tolkien and the Officers Training Corps"
  • Book Reviews
    • Quenya Phonology: Comparative Tables, Outline of Phonetic Development, Outline of Phonology (Parma Eldalamberon 19), by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Gilson, reviewed by John Garth
    • 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, and Volume four, 2007 (2008): "Tolkiens Kleinere Werke" [Tolkien's Lesser Works], and Volume five, 2008 (2009): "Der Hobbit" [The Hobbit], reviewed by Mark T. Hooker
    • Music in Middle-earth, edited by Heidi Steimel and Friedhelm Schneidewind, reviewed by Gerald Seaman
    • Middle-earth Minstrel: Essays on Music in Tolkien, edited by Bradford Lee Eden, reviewed by Gerald Seaman
    • The Power of Tolkien's Prose: Middle-Earth's Magical Style, by Steve Walker, Reviewed by Richard C. West
    • The Saga of King Heidrek the Wise, edited by Christopher Tolkien, reviewed by Tom Shippey
    • Book Notes, by Douglas A. Anderson
  • David Bratman and Merlin DeTardo, "The Year's Work in Tolkien Studies 2008"
  • Rebecca Epstein, David Bratman, Michael D.C. Drout, Merlin DeTardo, and Douglas A. Anderson, "Bibliography (in English) for 2009"

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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)