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  • Bibliography (in English) for 2009
  • Rebecca Epstein (bio), David Bratman (bio), Michael D.C. Drout, Merlin DeTardo (bio), and Douglas A. Anderson

Primary Sources

Tolkien, J.R.R. The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún. Ed. Christopher Tolkien. London: HarperCollins, 2009. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.
———. “Fate and Free Will.” Ed. Carl F. Hostetter. Tolkien Studies 6 (2009): 183–88.
———. Tengwesta Qenderinwa and Pre-Fëanoran Alphabets Part 2. Ed. Christopher Gilson, Patrick H. Wynne, and Arden R. Smith. Mountain View, CA: Parma Eldalamberon, 2009. Parma Eldalamberon XVIII.


Braun, J.W. The Lord of the Films: The Unofficial Guide to Tolkien’s Middle-earth on the Big Screen. Toronto: ECW Press, 2009.
Hooker, Mark T. The Hobbitonian Anthology of Articles on J.R.R. Tolkien and His Legendarium. [Bloomington, IN]: Llyfrawr, 2009.
Kane, Douglas Charles. Arda Reconstructed: The Creation of the Published Silmarillion. Bethlehem, PA: Lehigh University Press, 2009.
Lewis, Alex and Elizabeth Currie. The Epic Realm of Tolkien. Part 1: Beren and Lúthien. Moreton-in-Marsh, UK: ADC Publications, 2009.
Morton, Andrew H. Tolkien’s Bag End. Studley, Warwickshire: Brewin Books, 2009.
Poe, Harry Lee and James Ray Veneman. The Inklings of Oxford: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Their Friends. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2009.
Ryan, John S. Tolkien’s View: Windows Into His World. Zurich: Walking Tree Publishers, 2009.
Skogemann, Pia. Where the Shadows Lie: A Jungian Interpretation of Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. Wilmette, IL: Chiron Publications, 2009.
Solopova, Elizabeth. Languages, Myths and History: An Introduction to the Linguistic and Literary Background of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Fiction. [New York]: North Landing Books, 2009. [End Page 297]
Tolkien, Hilary. Black & White Ogre Country: The Lost Tales of Hilary Tolkien, ed. Angela Gardner. Moreton-in-Marsh, U.K.: ADC Publications, 2009.
van Zon, Cécile, ed. Lembas Extra 2009: Tolkien in Poetry and Song. Wapenveld, The Netherlands: Tolkien Genootschap Unquendor, 2009.
Walker, Steve. The Power of Tolkien’s Prose: Middle-earth’s Magical Style. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Wheeler, Jill C. J.R.R. Tolkien. Edina, MN: ABDO Publishing Company, 2009.

Articles and Book Chapters

Anderson, Douglas A., ed. “John D. Rateliff: A Checklist.” Tolkien Studies 6 (2009): 22–26.
Bardowell, Matthew R. “J.R.R. Tolkien’s Creative Ethic and its Finnish Analogues.” Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts 20 no. 1 (2009): 91–108.
Barker, Martin. “Changing Lives, Challenging Concepts: Some Findings and Lessons from The Lord of the Rings Project.” International Journal of Cultural Studies 12 no. 4 (2009): 375–93.
Berube, Pierre H. “Tolkien’s Sigurd and Gudrún: Summary, Sources and Analogs.” Mythlore 28 nos. 1/2 (whole no. 107/108; Fall/Winter 2009): 45–76.
Birks, Annie. “Perspectives on Just War in Tolkien’s Legendarium.” Hither Shore 6 (2009): 28–41.
Björkman, Måns. “The Feanorian Mode of ‘The Etymologies’ and Its Relation to Other Systems for Writing Quenya.” Arda Philology 2 (2009): 80–97.
Blazina, Chris. “Destiny of a King: Multiple Masculinities in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings.” In Handbook on Gender Roles: Conflicts, Attitudes and Behaviors, ed. Janet H. Urlich and Bernice T. Cosell. New York: Nova Science, 2009. 221–34.
Bratman, David. “The Year’s Work in Tolkien Studies 2006.” Tolkien Studies 6 (2009): 315–44.
Burger, Frits. “Middle-earth Language Training: or Middle-earth as a Body of Language.” In van Zon, ed.: 21–29.
Burns, Maggie. “The Desire of a Tale-teller.” Mallorn: The Journal of the Tolkien Society 48 (Autumn 2009): 19–25. [End Page 298]
Chance, Jane. “‘In the Company of Orcs’: Peter Jackson’s Queer Tolkien.” In Queer Movie Medievalisms, ed. Kathleen Coyne Kelly and Tison Pugh. Farnham, England; Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, 2009: 79–96.
Chen, Fanfan. “The Eucharistic Poetics in The Hobbit.” Hither Shore 5 (2008): 9–29.
Christensen, Jørgen Riber. “Certain Regressive Tendencies in Rowling and Tolkien: Fantasy and Realism.” In Marvellous Fantasy, ed. Jørgen Riber Christensen. Aalborg, Denmark: Aalborg University Press, 2009. 45–59.
Cohen, Cynthia M. “The Unique Representation of Trees in The Lord of the Rings.Tolkien Studies 6 (2009): 91–125.
Cramer, Zak. “Dragon Meat for Dinner.” Mallorn: The Journal...


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