Monday, May 23, 2005

Tolkien Studies: Volume II - Xoanon @ 12:30 PST

Tolkien Studies: Volume II

Turgon writes: Volume two of Tolkien Studies is now out from West Virginia University Press. It's available from the publisher and from Amazon. The ISBN is 0937058998 and the price is $60.00

Tolkien Studies: An Annual Scholarly Review

Contents for Volume II, 2005

"'And She Named Her Own Name': Being True to One's Word in Tolkien's
Middle-earth" by Richard C. West

"Richard C. West: A Checklist" compiled by Douglas A. Anderson

"Parallel Lives: The Sons of Denethor and the Sons of Telamon" by Miryam Librán-Moreno

"The White City: The Lord of the Rings as an Early Medieval Myth of the Restoration of the Roman Empire" by Judy Ann Ford

"World Creation as Colonization: British Imperialism in 'Aldarion and Erendis'" by Elizabeth Massa Hoiem

"'Tricksy Lights': Literary and Folkloric Elements in Tolkien's Passage of the Dead Marshes" by Margaret Sinex

"Tolkien and Modernism" by Patchen Mortimer

"Tolkien, King Alfred and Boethius" by John Wm. Houghton and Neal K. Keesee

"A Definitive Identification of Tolkien's 'Borgil': An Astronomical and Literary Approach" by Kristine Larsen

"Love: 'The Gift of Death'" by Linda Greenwood

"Tolkien's Imaginary Nature: An Analysis of the Structure of Middle-earth" by Michael J. Brisbois

"Obituary: Humphrey Carpenter (1946-2005)" by Douglas A. Anderson

Notes and Documents

"The Birthplace of J. R. R. Tolkien" by Beth Russell

"J. R. R. Tolkien and W. Rhys Robert's 'Gerald of Wales on the Survival of Welsh'" by Douglas A. Anderson

"Gilraen's Linnod: Function, Genre, Prototype" by Sandra Ballif Straubhaar

"Little Nell and Frodo the Halfling" by Dale Nelson

Book Reviews, by many writers.

"Addenda and Corrigenda to the 2001-2002 Tolkien Studies Bibliography"

"The Year's Work in Tolkien Studies 2001-2002" by David Bratman

"Bibliography (in English) for 2003" compiled by Michael D. C. Drout with Melissa Smith-MacDonald