Tolkien Studies, V.4

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  • ISBN-13: 9781933202266
  • Publisher: West Virginia University Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/2007
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents


Editor's Introduction     v
Conventions and Abbreviations     vii
Tolkienian Linguistics: The First Fifty Years   Carl F. Hostetter     1
Carl F. Hostetter: A Checklist   Douglas A. Anderson     47
Tolkien's "'Celtic' type of legends": Merging Traditions   Dimitra Fimi     51
Greek and Latin Amatory Motifs in Eowyn's Portrayal   Miryam Libran-Moreno     73
The Curious Incident of the Dream at the Barrow: Memory and Reincarnation in Middle-earth   Verlyn Flieger     99
J.R.R. Tolkien's Medieval Scholarship and its Significance   Michael D. C. Drout     113
Notes and Documents
The Name "Nodens"   J.R.R. Tolkien     177
Walter E. Haigh, Author of A New Glossary of the Huddersfield Dialect   Janet Brennan Croft     184
The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth: Philology and the Literary Muse   Thomas Honegger     189
Tracking the Elusive Hobbit (In Its Pre-Shire Den)   Marjorie Burns     200
"Elves (and Hobbits) always refer to the Sun as She": Some Notes on a Note in Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings   Yvette L. Kisor     212
Sauron, Mount Doom, and Elvish Moths: The Influence of Tolkien on Modern Science   Kristine Larsen     223
BookReviews   Douglas A. Anderson     235
The Year's Work in Tolkien Studies   David Bratman     325
Bibliography (in English) for 2005   Michael D. C. Drout   Rebecca Epstein   Kathryn Paar     355
Notes on Contributors     366
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