J. R. R. Tolkien
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||January 3, 1892
||September 2, 1973
||Writer, Philologist, Professor
J.R.R. Tolkien (1892 - 1973), beloved throughout the world as the creator of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke College, and a fellow of Merton College until his retirement in 1959. His chief interest was the linguistic aspects of the early English written tradition, but even as he studied these classics he was creating a set of his own.
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- From Father to Son ? J.R.R. Tolkien on Sex ? AlbertMohler.com
The astounding popularity of J.R.R. Tolkien and his writings?magnified many times over by the success of the ?Lord of the Rings? films?has ensured that Tolkien's fantasy world of moral meaning stands as one of the great ...
- J.R.R. Tolkien and Philology - The Lumberton Outpost
J.R.R. Tolkien, the famous author of The Hobbit and a prominent 20th century philologist, was an expert in language studies: he not only spoke an astonishing number of languages (Middle English, Old English, Finnish, ...
- Read an Excerpt of J.R.R. Tolkien's 1926 Translation of Beowulf ...
For the first time, J.R.R. Tolkien's 1926 translation of the 11th century epic poem Beowulf will be published this May by HarperCollins, edited and with commentary by his son Christopher. The elder Tolkien, says his son, ...
- 75th Anniversary of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit - Biography.com
I remember being eleven years old and peeling back the dust jacket on my copy of The Hobbit for the first time. J.R.R. Tolkien's masterwork transported me into Middle Earth. The Hobbit didn't just have this effect on me; all of ...
- J.R.R. Tolkien's Little-Known, Gorgeous Art | Brain Pickings
Storytelling icon J.R.R. Tolkien (January 3, 1892?September 2, 1973) was also among those rare creators with semi-secret talents in a discipline other than their primary realm of fame ? but while his original sketches for the ...
- J.R.R. Tolkien on Sex - Patheos
In 1941, J. R. R. Tolkien did what most fathers tremble to do: talk to his son about sex. He did so in a letter filled with wisdom, insight, and a thoroughly Christian sensibility on what he called the devil's ?favorite subject.
- George RR Martin and JRR Tolkien have a lot to answer for ...
Fantasy author AJ Dalton on escaping the influence of George RR Martin and JRR Tolkien.
- Saturday Art: Influential Authors: JRR Tolkien | MyFDL
It is pretty much indisputable that JRR Tolkien was an influential author. As his wiki notes, he was not the first fantasy writer but he is considered the ?father? of modern fantasy: John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, CBE 3 January 1892 ...
- 90 years later, J.R.R. Tolkien's translation of Beowulf is getting ...
Now the beloved fantasy author has a new book on the way, an especially notable feat since J.R.R. Tolkien died in the early '70s. As reported by The Guardian, Tolkien's translation of the ancient Anglo-Saxon epic poem ...
- Under the Influence: The Lord of the Rings and J.R.R. Tolkien
Written by John Ronald Reuel (J.R.R.) Tolkien and published in the three volumes of The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings tells the tale of a small, unlikely hero, the ...
- Has JRR Tolkien ruined Elves in fantasy? | SciFiNow - The World's ...
James Barclay wonders whether Tolkien is responsible for the modern Elf.
- After 90 Years, JRR Tolkien's Translation of Beowulf Will Finally Get ...
Before he was a fantasy author, JRR Tolkien was an incredibly gifted linguist (how else do you think he kept track of so many different Elvish dialects?) with a focus on early Old English and Norse. Now, we'll get to see more of ...
- Tolkien at Kalamazoo | The Tolkien Society
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- JRR Tolkien's Beowulf translation: bring on the monsters | Hobbit ...
Beowulf Tolkien scholar John Garth previews the forthcoming publication of J.R.R. Tolkien's translation of Beowulf and outlines why the Professor's expertise with the Anglo-Saxon epic means this new book is to be highly ...
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