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  Volume 8, 2011

Table of Contents

From: Tolkien Studies

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Editors’ Introduction

pp. v-vii

In Memoriam

pp. v-vii

Conventions and Abbreviations

pp. vii-ix


“Legend and History Have Met and Fused”: The Interlocution of Anthropology, Historiography, and Incarnation in J.R.R. Tolkien’s “On Fairy-stories”

pp. 1-21

Tolkien’s Goldberry and The Maid of the Moor

pp. 23-36

Language in Tolkien’s “Bagme Bloma”

pp. 37-49

Wingless fluttering”: Some Personal Connections in Tolkien’s Formative Years

pp. 51-65

Notes and Documents

Robert Quilter Gilson, T.C.B.S.: A Brief Life in Letters

pp. 67-96

The Hen that Laid the Eggs: Tolkien and the Officers Training Corps

pp. 97-106

Book Reviews

Quenya Phonology: Comparative Tables, Outline of Phonetic Development, Outline of Phonology (review)

pp. 107-114

Hither Shore: Interdisciplinary Journal of Modern Fantasy Literature, Jahrbuch der Deutschen Tolkien Gesellschaft e.V, and: Volume four, 2007 (2008): “Tolkiens Kleinere Werke” [Tolkien’s Lesser Works], and: Volume five, 2008 (2009): “Der Hobbit” [The Hobbit] (review)

pp. 114-120

Music in Middle-earth (review)

pp. 120-126

Middle-earth Minstrel: Essays on Music in Tolkien (review)

pp. 127-130

The Power of Tolkien’s Prose: Middle-Earth’s Magical Style (review)

pp. 130-136

The Saga of King Heidrek the Wise (review)

pp. 136-142

Book Notes

p. 142


The Ring Goes Ever On

pp. 143-241

The Year’s Work in Tolkien Studies 2008

pp. 243-295

Bibliography (in English) for 2009

pp. 297-307

Notes on Contributors

pp. 309-311

Research Areas


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