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
- Carpenter, Humphrey. Tolkien: a biography/ 1977. PR6039.O32 Z62 1977
- 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 /  PR6883 .H5
- Isaacs, Neil David. Tolkien and the critics: essays on J.R.R. Tolkien's /  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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