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Are you fascinated by Middle-earth?
Do you wish for a greater understanding of Tolkien's place in literature, his sources, his motivations, his beliefs; those who inspired him and those he inspired, the languages and the world he created and the reactions he provoked?
The Walking Tree Publishers collect and publish essays, papers and monographs from a broad range of different authors covering an equally diverse palette of topics, ranging from linguistics to theology.
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Conferences: Augsburg 2017
21st September 2017: The Hobbit, 80th anniversary
Today marks the 80th anniversary of the first publication of The Hobbit.
10th September 2017: Tolkien Conference 2017
The 2017 Tolkien Conference will be held at Augsburg University (Germany) from 27th to 29th October 2017.
Guest speakers include John Garth and Gergely Nagy.
(to link to this announcement: http://www.walking-tree.org/conference/?year=2017 )
10th September 2017: Laughter in Middle-earth reviewed in Lembas
The review (in Dutch) can be read here (pdf).
(to link to this announcement: http://www.walking-tree.org/news_archive.php?item=134 )
Today's selection ...
The references in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings to Old English and Old Norse epic are numerous and conspicuous. There is yet another tradition underlying the text, though, namely that of the medieval chivalric romance, ... (read more)
(A different book or paper from our portfolio is featured here every day. This publication is featured on 25th September 2017. Click here if this is not today's version.)