50 Years of The Lord of the RingsShaun Gunner, Chairman of the Tolkien Society has let us know that they’re currently offering this must have addition to our Tolkien bookshelves for the wonderful price of just £10. So, if you’re looking for something extra special for the Tolkien fan in your life, or for yourself, grab yourself a copy of “Celebrating 50 years of The Lord of the Rings“.

Published by The Tolkien Society, and with nearly 100 articles from leading Tolkien scholars around the world, the Proceedings of the Tolkien 2005 conference contain a wealth of information and academic research that would make the perfect gift (for yourself or someone else!). Buy your copy today for the discount price of just £10!

A full list of articles can be found at Tolkien Gateway, but notable articles include:

“Why Is Tolkien So Popular?” by Nils Ivar Agøy
“Tolkien’s Books and Peter Jackson’s Films” by Martin Barker
“Tolkien, the author and the critic” by Vincent Ferré
“Material Culture and Materiality in Middle-earth: Tolkien and Archaeology” by Dimitra Fimi
“‘As under a green sea’: visions of war in the Dead Marshes” by John Garth
“The Pagan Tolkien” by Ronald Hutton
“A Little Earth of His Own: Tolkien’s Lunar Creation Myths” by Kristine Larsen
“Frodo’s Temptation, Frodo’s Failure” by Douglas Charles Rapier
“A Fund of Wise Sayings: Proverbiality in Tolkien” by Tom Shippey
“Male Friendship in The Lord of the Rings: Medievalism, the First World War, and Contemporary Rewritings” by Anna Smol
“Influences of the Kalevala in The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien” by Sash Uusjärv
“The War Within: Frodo as Sacrificial Hero” by Constance G.J. Wagner
“Eyeing Sauron: Tolkien in the language of film” by Gwydion M. Williams
“William Morris’s influence on J.R.R.Tolkien” by Jessica Yates

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