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  • Bibliography (in English) for 2013
  • Compiled by Rebecca Epstein and David Bratman

Primary Sources

Tolkien, J.R.R. The Fall of Arthur. Ed. Christopher Tolkien. London: HarperCollins; Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2013.
———. The Hobbit. Illus. Jemima Catlin. London: Harper Harcourt; Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2013.
———. “Once upon a Time.” Tolkien Studies 10 (2013): 194–95.
———. Qenya Noun Structure. Ed. Christopher Gilson, Patrick H. Wynne, and Arden R. Smith. Mountain View, CA: Parma Eldalamberon, 2013. Parma Eldalamberon 21.
———. “The ‘Túrin Wrapper.’” Ed. Carl F. Hostetter. Vinyar Tengwar 50 (March 2013): 3–26.


Bell, James Stuart, with Sam O’Neal. The Spiritual World of The Hobbit. Minneapolis: Bethany, 2013.
Boll, Andrew. Building Christian Character through The Hobbit: Bible-study and Companion Book. Bradenton, FL:, 2013.
Brown, Devin. Hobbit Lessons: A Map for Life’s Unexpected Journeys. Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 2013.
Conrad-O’Briain, Helen, and Gerard Hynes, eds. Tolkien: The Forest and the City. Dublin: Four Courts, 2013.
Echo-Hawk, Roger. Tolkien in Pawneeland: The Secret Sources of Middle-earth. [s.l.: Echo-Hawk], 2013.
Eilmann, Julian, and Allan Turner, eds. Tolkien’s Poetry. Zurich: Walking Tree, 2013.
Ekman, Stefan. Here Be Dragons: Exploring Fantasy Maps and Settings. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2013. [Discusses Tolkien throughout.]
Guanio-Uluru, Lykke H. A. Best-selling Ethics: A Literary Analysis of Ethical Aspects of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and J. K. Rowling’s [End Page 249] Harry Potter Series. Oslo: Faculty of Humanities, University of Oslo, 2013.
Hart, Trevor. Between the Image and the Word: Theological Engagements with Imagination, Language and Literature. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2013. [Discusses Tolkien at 134–37 and 210–14.]
Harvard Lampoon. The Wobbit: A Parody. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Hunt, Peter, ed. J.R.R. Tolkien: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave, 2013.
Kowalik, Barbara, ed. O What a Tangled Web: Tolkien and Medieval Literature, a View from Poland. Zurich: Walking Tree, 2013.
Larrington, Carolyne, and Diane Purkiss, eds. Magical Tales: Myth, Legend and Enchantment in Children’s Books. Oxford: Bodleian, 2013.
Medic, Bojan. Guardians of the Fallen Kingdom: Serbia’s Great Drama in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. [s.l.]: Createspace, 2013.
Richardson, Jill. Hobbits, You, and the Spiritual World of Middle-earth. Raleigh, NC: Lighthouse, 2013.
Robb, Brian J., and Paul Simpson. Middle-earth Envisioned: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings on Screen, on Stage, and Beyond. New York: Race Point, 2013.
Roberts, Adam. I, Soddit: The Autobiography. As Roberts, A.R.R.R. London: Gollancz, 2013. [Parody.]
———. The Riddles of The Hobbit. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave, 2013.
Ryan, J. S. In the Nameless Wood: Explorations in the Philological Hinterland of Tolkien’s Literary Creations. Zurich: Walking Tree, 2013.
Scarf, Christopher. The Ideal of Kingship in the Writings of Charles Williams, C. S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien: Divine Kingship Is Reflected in Middle-earth. Cambridge: Clarke, 2013.
Snyder, Christopher. The Making of Middle-earth: A New Look inside the World of J.R.R. Tolkien. New York: Sterling, 2013.
Vaccaro, Christopher, ed. The Body in Tolkien’s Legendarium: Essays on Middle-earth Corporeality. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2013.
Wicher, Andrzej. Selected Medieval and Religious Themes in the Works of C. S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. Łódź: Łódzkie Towarzystwo Naukowe, 2013. [End Page 250]
Wyatt, John. The Use of Imaginary, Historical, and Actual Maps in Literature: How British and Irish Authors Created Imaginary Worlds to Tell Their Stories. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen, 2013. [Discusses Tolkien at 183–89 and 203–6.]

Articles and Book Chapters

Abrahamson, Megan B. “J.R.R. Tolkien, Fanfiction, and ‘The Freedom of the Reader.’” Mythlore 32.1 (2013): 53–72.
Agøy, Nils Ivar. “Vague or Vivid?: Descriptions in The Lord of the Rings.” Tolkien Studies 10 (2013): 49–67.
Allan, Jim. “A Flying Balrog.” Mallorn: The Journal of the Tolkien Society 54 (2013): 43–44.
Bador, Damien. “The Ancient Gondorian Tongue.” Mythprint 50.2 (2013): 7–9.
Barrs, Jerram. “Echoes of Eden in Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings...


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