J.R.R. Tolkien in the DCAD Library

J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkien, 1892-1973, is the author behind The Hobbit (now come to life in part one of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey a new film…http://youtu.be/nOGsB9dORBg).

If you like The Hobbit, you might like these books in the DCAD Library collection:

ND237 .H587 A4 2001
Greg and Tim Hildebrandt, the Tolkien Years text by Gregory Hildebrandt, Jr. and edited by
Glenn Herdling

ND1460 .F35 T65 1997
Tolkien’s World: Paintings of Middle-earth

PR6039 .O32 H6 2012
The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien

PR6039 .O45 F33 1995 (new book!)
Letters from Father Christmas by J.R.R. Tolkien

PZ7 .T5744 Fat 1995
Letters from Father Christmas by J.R.R. Tolkien

Article posted by the Oxford Dictionaries Blog on J.R.R. Tolkien’s birthday, January 3rd:
The Hobbit: Tolkien’s Old English fairy tale
http://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2012/10/the-hobbit/
“…Like the poems of Homer in Ancient Greece, Anglo-Saxon England was a culture in which reciting songs, poems, and stories would have played an important part, both as entertainment and as a way of developing important social bonds. In Middle Earth, spoken language is seen to be just as important as language written down…”

Join the Tolkien Society in a birthday toast to “The Professor”: http://www.tolkiensociety.org/toast/index.php

Other links you might like:
http://www.tolkienestate.com/home/
http://www.tolkien.co.uk/Pages/Home.aspx

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