J.R.R. Tolkien

Busse Library provides these titles and websites for students and faculty as part of a campus celebration for the fiftieth anniversary (1954-2004) of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Books listed here are a sampling available in the library and elsewhere. Websites reflect selected topics.

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Tolkien Biographies and Chronologies -- General Scholarship on the Trilogy and Author -- Scholarship on Tolkien's Languages -- Tolkien Societies and Associations -- Catholicism and Religion in Tolkien's Works -- Popular Interest: Books, Films, Music, Fansites, etc. -- Busse Library Resources

Tolkien Biographies and Chronologies

 

General Scholarship on the Trilogy and Author

 

Scholarship on Tolkien's Languages

 

Tolkien Societies and Associations

 

Catholicism and Religion in Tolkien's Works

 

Popular Interest: Books, Films, Music, Fansites, etc.

 

Busse Library Resources

  • Bassham, Gregory. The Lord of the rings and philosophy: one book to rule them all / c2003. PR6039.O32 L6356 2003
  • Chance, Jane. The Lord of the rings: the mythology of power / c1992. PR6039.O32 L6332 1992
  • Clark, George. J.R.R. Tolkien and his literary resonances: views of Middle-earth / 2000. PR6039.O32 Z6618 2000
  • Grotta, Daniel. J.R.R. Tolkien: architect of Middle Earth: a biography / c1976. PR6039.O32 Z65 1976
  • Hillegas, Mark Robert. Shadows of imagination; the fantasies of C.S. Lewis / [1969] PR6883 .H5
  • Isaacs, Neil David. Tolkien and the critics: essays on J.R.R. Tolkien's / [1968] PR6039.O32 L634
  • Mathews, Richard. Lightning from a clear sky: Tolkien, the Triology, and the Silmarillion / 1978. PR6039.O32 Z695
  • Muller, Romeo. The Hobbit / 1991, c1977. Video PN 1997.H55
  • Rogers, Deborah Webster. J.R.R. Tolkien / 1980. PR6039.O32 Z816
  • Tolkien, J.R.R. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight / 1969, c1967. PR2065. G3 1969
  • Tolkien, J.R.R. The hobbit, or There and back again / c1997. jTolkJ5
  • Tolkien, J.R.R. The lord of the rings / 1967. PR6039.O42 L6x
  • Tolkien, J.R.R. The lord of the rings / 1973. PR6039.O42 L58x
  • Tolkien, J.R.R. The Silmarillion / 1977. PR6039.O32 S5x

 

 

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