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  Volume 2, 2005

Table of Contents

From: Tolkien Studies

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Editors' Introduction

p. v

Conventions and Abbreviations

pp. vii-viii

"And She Named Her Own Name": Being True To One's Word in Tolkien's Middle-earth

pp. 1-10

Richard C. West: A Checklist

pp. 11-14

Parallel Lives: The Sons of Denethor and the Sons of Telamon

pp. 15-52

The White City: The Lord of the Rings as an Early Medieval Myth of the Restoration of the Roman Empire

pp. 53-73

World Creation as Colonization: British Imperialism in "Aldarion and Erendis"

pp. 75-92

"Tricksy Lights": Literary and Folkloric Elements in Tolkien's Passage of the Dead Marshes

pp. 93-112

Tolkien and Modernism

pp. 113-129

Tolkien, King Alfred, and Boethius: Platonist Views of Evil in The Lord Of The Rings

pp. 131-159

A Definitive Identification of Tolkien's "Borgil": An Astronomical and Literary Approach

pp. 161-170

Love: "The Gift of Death"

pp. 171-195

Tolkien's Imaginary Nature: An Analysis of the Structure of Middle-earth

pp. 197-216

Obituary: Humphrey Carpenter (1946-2005)

pp. 217-224

Notes and Documents

The Birthplace of J. R. R. Tolkien

pp. 225-229

J. R. R. Tolkien and W. Rhys Roberts's "Gerald of Wales on the Survival of Welsh"

pp. 230-234

Gilraen's Linnod : Function, Genre, Prototypes

pp. 235-244

Little Nell and Frodo the Halfling

pp. 245-248

Book Reviews

The Alphabet of Rumil & Early Noldorin Fragments, and: Early Qenya & Valmaric (review)

pp. 249-253

Following Gandalf: Epic Battles and Moral Victory in "The Lord of the Rings" (review)

pp. 253-256

The Real Middle-earth: Exploring the Magic and Mystery of the Middle Ages, J.R.R. Tolkien, and "The Lord of the Rings" (review)

pp. 256-257

The Road to Middle-earth, Revised and Expanded Edition (review)

pp. 258-261

Tales Before Tolkien: The Roots of Modern Fantasy (review)

pp. 261-262

Tolkien: A Cultural Phenomenon (review)

pp. 262-265

Tolkien and C. S. Lewis: The Gift of Friendship (review)

pp. 266-267

Tolkien and the Great War: the Threshold of Middle-earth (review)

pp. 268-271

The Tolkien Fan's Medieval Reader (review)

pp. 271-273

Tolkien in the Land of Heroes: Discovering the Human Spirit (review)

pp. 273-277

Tolkien the Medievalist (review)

pp. 277-285

Tolkien through Russian Eyes (review)

pp. 285-287

Addenda and Corrigenda to the 2001-2002 Tolkien Studies Bibliography

p. 288

The Years' Work in Tolkien Studies 2001-2002

pp. 289-315

Bibliography (in English) for 2003

pp. 317-322

Notes on Contributors

pp. 323-325

Research Areas


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