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The Tolkien experience

If you haven’t checked out this podcast, you should. The guests featured, offer insightful and inspiring looks into their journeys with Tolkien. I especially recommend this podcast for those of you who are working on academic pieces. The interviews/testimonials have been extremely helpful in my own research, especially to hear how established critics in the field, have experienced much of the same difficulties I have had in approaching his archival materials. Thanks to Luke Shelton and Dr. Sarah Brown for putting this together. This week’s episode features Shaun Gunner, chair of the Tolkien Society. See the link below:

TEP #5 – Shaun Gunner

Edith Bratt

New publication on the bio of Edith Bratt. Very exciting news. I learned about this project last year at KZoo and have been excited to see it come to fruition. Such an interning story. I am attaching the link shared by Luke Shelton and others. If you have checked out The Tolkien Experience podcast and/or Prancing Pony they are both worth listen. See links below:

https://scholar.valpo.edu/journaloftolkienresearch/vol8/iss1/9/

Tolkien Experience Project

http://theprancingponypodcast.libsyn.com/001-in-defense-of-fantasy

Special Delivery 🚚

Purchased this excellent copy of the prose Beowulf by John Clark Hall and the foreword by Tolkien. It is a lovely parsing of the poem and nice selection of critique and notes. I especially like his handling of the Finnisburg fragment.
Thank you Abebooks.com. undefined