Premessa, Foreword

9 Giugno 2006 Commenti chiusi

This webliography is based upon online resources. It is meant to be a work in progress. Currently the editor has decided to omit articles found in journals of Elvish linguistics. This is an unofficial site, and has no connection with the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien, whose rights are fully acknoledged. Last update January 2008. Total entries 146 New entries are red color

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Scholarship – Ricerca accademica

9 Giugno 2006 Commenti chiusi

DROUT Michael D.C.
“Wrong about almost everything: Editing J. R. R. Tolkien”
February 2002, The Medieval Academy of America
http://www.medievalacademy.org/medacnews/news_drout.htm

DROUT Michael D.C., WYNNE Hilary
“Tom Shippey’s ‘J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century’ and a Look Back at Tolkien Criticism since 1982″
http://members.aol.com/JamesIMcNelis/9_2/Drout_9_2.pdf

McLEMEE Scott
“Reaching for the Ring, Tolkien scholars embark on a quest for legitimacy in academe”
June 4, 2004
http://contemporarylit.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?site=http://chronicle.com/free/v50/i39/39a01101.htm

McLEMEE Scott, DROUT Michael D.C.
“Frodo Lives! And So Does Tolkien Scholarship”
June 3, 2004
http://chronicle.com/colloquylive/2004/06/tolkien/

T. and the Classics – I Classici

9 Giugno 2006 Commenti chiusi

DAVIS, Jason Larry
“Heroes, Gods, and Virtues: a comparison and contrast of the heroes in the Aeneid and The Lord of the Rings”
North Carolina State University, 2002 (download PDF file)
http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/theses/available/etd-12162002-104157/

MASTROLIA Gianluca
“Tolkien versus Dante” 2002
http://fun.supereva.it/gmastrolia/personali/tolkien/confronto.html?p

Nature – Natura

9 Giugno 2006 Commenti chiusi

ALLEN Michael "Trees in Tolkien. A guide to the trees mentioned in the "Treebeard" chapter of The Two Towers" http://my.richnet.net/~msallen/msallen/lotr/lotrtrees/trees.html FISHER Mark "What types of New World plants were there in Middle-earth, and how did they get there?" The Encyclopedia of Arda http://www.glyphweb.com/ARDA/default.asp?url=http://www.glyphweb.com/ARDA/faq/newworld.htmlPARKER, James "Into the woods. Americans may love British fantasy fiction because it hearkens back to simpler times. But it might have more to tell us about the horrors of the present." The Boston Globe October 16, 2005 http://www.boston.com/news/globe/ideas/articles/2005/10/16/into_the_woods?mode=PF SHEASBY, Walt Contreras "In the Digger Undeground there lived a hobbit. Tolkien and radical ecology in the Sizties." April 2004 http://archives.econ.utah.edu/archives/marxism/2004w16/msg00151.htm ZAULI Giorgio "Gli animali in Tolkien" http://

 ALLEN Michael

  "Trees in Tolkien. A guide to the trees mentioned in the "Treebeard" chapter of The Two Towers"

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World War 1 – La Guerra Mondiale

8 Giugno 2006 Commenti chiusi

Education Resources, Percorsi didattici

5 Gennaio 2006 Commenti chiusi

For Teachers and Educators

“Il Signore degli Anelli: percorsi didattici”
Treccani scuola
http://www.treccani.it/iteronline2002/percorsi/visite_giudate/archivio/01-03-02/

“Tolkien’s Middle-earth:Lesson Plans for Secondary School Educators”
Houghton Mifflin
http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/features/lordoftheringstrilogy/lessons/

“Teacher’s Guide for The Lord of the Rings”
Houghton Mifflin
http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/readers_guides/lotr/

“Dissecting the Dark Side: Dragons, Demons, and Dark Lords”
Tolkien Society
http://www.tolkiensociety.org/ed/teaching_index.html

“The Hobbit Teachers Guide”
Houghton Mifflin
http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/readers_guides/hobbit/

“The Hobbit: Study Questions & Essay Topics”
Sparknotes from Barnes & Noble
target=_blank>http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/hobbit/study.html

“The Hobbit – Words definition and Vocabulary Test”
(.PDF)
http://www.apstrategies.org/pdf/vocab/novels/Hobbit.pdf

“Putting on a Tolkien Event in a library or school”
Tolkien Society
target=_blank>http://www.tolkiensociety.org/ed/libevent.html

For Students

“Help for Students”
Tolkien Society
http://www.tolkiensociety.org/ed/scholars.html

“The Felloship of the Ring” Study Guide
Sparknotes from Barnes & Noble
http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/fellowship/

“The Two Towers” Study Guide
Sparknotes from Barnes & Noble
http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/twotowers/

“The Return of the King” Study Guide
Sparknotes from Barnes & Noble
http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/returnking/

Ancestors, Predecessori

13 Gennaio 2005 Commenti chiusi

For further study. The literary works listed below were part of Tolkien work as a professor and of his personal readings and culture.
They are often quoted by the critics as Tolkien’s sources or influences. The web provides the electronical texts and, in some case, the concordances.

The Battle of Brunanburh
(in English)
http://loki.stockton.edu/~kinsellt/litresources/brun/brun1.html

Beowulf
(in English)
http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/AnoBeow.html

(Poetic) Edda
(in English)
http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/poe/index.htm

Gesta Danorum by Saxo Gramm
(in English)
http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/OMACL/DanishHistory/

Kalevala
(in italiano)
http://www.bifrost.it/Antologia/Kalevala.html

Macbeth by W. Shakespeare
(in English)
http://www.allshakespeare.com/macbeth/s305

Morris, William
“The House of the Wolfings” 1888
http://etext.library.adelaide.edu.au/m/morris/william/m87hw/

“The Roots of the Mountains” 1889
http://etext.library.adelaide.edu.au/m/morris/william/m87rm/

“The Story of the Glittering Plain” 1891
http://etext.library.adelaide.edu.au/m/morris/william/m87sg/

“The Wood Beyond the World” 1894
http://www.sacred-texts.com/ring/wbw/index.htm

Tolkien – ancient Europe

7 Gennaio 2005 Commenti chiusi

ALLEN Michael
“Anglo-Saxon and Old Norse Roots for LOTR Names”
http://my.richnet.net/~msallen/msallen/lotr/ASroots.html

BERK Ari
“One Word from You, One from Me – The Song of the Sampo in Finnish Myth and Lore”
The Journal of Mythic Arts, Winter 2004 issue
http://www.endicott-studio.com/rdrm/rrfinnish.html

DuBOIS Tom, MELLOR Scott
“The Nordic roots of Tolkien’s Middle Earth”
Scandinavian Review, Summer 2002
http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa3760/is_200207/ai_n9115801

GLENN Jonathan A.
“To Translate a Hero: The Hobbit as Beowulf Retold”
1991 Arkansas Philological Association
http://faculty.uca.edu/~jona/second/hobbeow.htm

HIMES B. Jonathan
“What Tolkien Really Did with the Sampo”
in Mythlore 22.4 (Spring 2000): 69-85
http://www-english.tamu.edu/pers/grad/himes/silmarillion-kalevala.html

KENNEDY Michael
“Tolkien and Beowulf, Warriors of Middle-Earth”
2001, this article originally appeared in Amon Hen 171
http://triode.net.au/~dragon/tilkal/issue1/beowulf.html

McNEIL Michael
“Sarmatians: ‘horsey’ Vikings – exploring origin of the Rohirrim in The Lord of the Rings” 2003
http://impearls.blogspot.com/2003_12_28_impearls_archive.html#107264092969798650

RAMEY Bill
“The Unity of Beowulf: Tolkien and the Critics” 1998
http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/billramey/beowulf.htm

SHIPPEY Tom
“Tolkien and Iceland: The Philology of Envy”
The Sigurður Nordal Institute, University of Iceland 13-14 september, 2002
http://www.nordals.hi.is/shippey.html

SPEES Kiran
“A Tolkienite’s Reading of Beowulf”
http://greenbooks.theonering.net/moonletters/essay/files/e100102_01.html

Stampa italiana, Italian Press

14 Ottobre 2004 Commenti chiusi

AA.VV. “Il riotorno del re, inchiesta su J.R.R.Tolkien”
RaiLibro
http://www.educational.rai.it/railibro/articoli.asp?id=253

“Il Signore degli Anelli, il ritorno del mito”
Ideazione n.55, 11 gennaio 2002
http://www.ideazione.com/default_55.htm

“Speciale Lord of the Rings”
L’Unità
http://www.unita.it/index.asp?SEZIONE_COD=rings

ADRAGNA Nicola
Intervista a Vittoria Alliata di Villafranca
La Sicilia, 24 gennaio 2002
http://www.middangeard.org/alliata.htm

GULISANO Paolo
“Ad Assisi per ricordare J.R.R. Tolkien”
giugno 2005
http://www.zenit.org/italian/visualizza.php?sid=4777

LIPPI Giuseppe
“La magia di descrivere mondi immaginari ma ‘reali’ ”
Letture n.604, febbraio 2004
http://www.sanpaolo.org/letture/0402let/0402le08.htm

MAGISTER Sandro
“Gli anelli del cardinale. Tolkien benedetto da Biffi”
19 gennaio 2002
http://213.92.16.98/ESW_stampa_articolo/1,2400,29967,00.html

MEDAIL Cesare
“Tolkien, la fiaba ci salverà dai nuovi barbari”
Corriere della Sera, 23 novembre 2000
http://ricerca.corriere.it/speciali/signoredeglianelli/articolomedail.shtml

MONDA Andrea
“Dalla Terra di Mezzo a Narnia: viaggio nel mondo comune”
RaiLibro
http://www.railibro.rai.it/articoli.asp?id=670

ZACCURI Alessandro
“Natale in casa Tolkien” Le lettere di Babbo Natale
Avvenire, 21 dicembre 2004
http://www.db.avvenire.it/pls/avvenire/ne_cn_avvenire.c_leggi_articolo?id=501569&id_pubblicazione=2

“Così pregano gli elfi di Tolkien”
Avvenire, 18 gennaio 2004
http://www.mellonslt.org/Così%20pregano%20gli%20Elfi%20di%20Tolkien.htm

J.R.R. Tolkien

21 Luglio 2004 Commenti chiusi

"Tolkien’s boyhood in Birmingham"
http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/tolkien.bcc  

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