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Tolkien, J. R. R.

  1. In Aldiss, Brian Billion Year Spree. Garden City, N.Y., Atheneum, 1986. pp. 260-264, plus see index.
    Criticism -- Lord of the Rings
  2. In Armitt, Lucie. Fantasy Fiction. New York : Continuum, 2005. pp. 60-70.
    Criticism -- Lord of the Rings
  3. In Asimov, Isaac. Asimov on Science Fiction. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1981. pp. 276-280.
    Criticism -- Lord of the Rings
  4. In Attebery, Brian. Fantasy Tradition in America. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1980. See index.
    Criticism -- Lord of the Rings
  5. Auden, W. H. "At the End of the Quest, Victory" In New York Times Book Review, January 22, 1956, pg. 5.
    Criticism -- Return of the King
  6. Auden, W. H. "The Hero is a Hobbit." In New York Times Book Review, October 31, 1954, pg. 37.
    Criticism -- Fellowship of the Ring
  7. Ballam, Julia. "Can Frodo Live Again?" In Times Literary Supplement (TLS), November 23, 1973, pp. 1427-1428.
    Criticism -- Works
  8. Barr, Donald. "The Shadowy World of Men and Hobbits." In New York Times Book Review, May 1, 1955, pg. 4.
    Criticism -- The Two Towers
  9. Barrett, William. "Ever-Ever Land." In Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 215, March, 1965, pp. 194-195.
    Criticism -- Tree amd the Leaf
  10. Beagle, Peter. "Tolkien's Magic Ring." In Holiday, Vol. 39, June, 1966, pp. 128, 130, 133-134.
    Criticism -- The Lord of the Rings
  11. Blissett, William. "The Despots of the Rings." In South Atlantic Quarterly, Vol. 58, Summer 1959, pp. 448-456.
    Criticism -- The Lord of the Rings
  12. In Bloom, Harold, ed. Modern Fantasy Writers. New York : Chelsea House Publishers, c1995. pp. 165-179.
    Criticism -- Works -- The Hobbit -- The Lord of the Rings -- The Silmarillion
  13. Bonjour, Andrien. "Crouching and Critics Rampant: Or the Beowulf Dragon Debated." In PMLA (Publications of the Modern Language Association , Vol. 68, 1953, pp. 304-312.
    Also at JSTOR.
    Literary Criticism -- Beowulf
  14. "Box of Spice" In Times Educational Supplement, November 24, 1967, pg. 1219.
    Criticism -- Smith of Wootton Major
  15. Brin, David. "J.R.R. Tolkien -- Enemy of Progress." In Salon.com, December 17, 2002. 4 pages. http://entertainment.salon.com/2002/12/17/tolkien_brin/.
    Criticism -- The Lord of the Rings
  16. Brookhiser, Richard. "Kicking the Hobbit." In National Review, 12/9/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 48, pp. 1439-1440.
    Criticism -- The Silmarillion
  17. Buechner, Frederick. "For Devotees of Middle-Earth." In New York Times Book Review, November 16, 1980, pp. 15 +.
    Criticism -- Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-Earth
  18. Caesar, Judith. "Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and Dante's Inferno." In The Explicator Vol. 64, No. 3, Spring 2006, pg. 162.
    Criticism -- The Lord of the Rings
  19. In Carpenter, Humphrey. Secret Gardens: the Golden Age of Children's Literature. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1985. pp. 16-17, 211-213.
    Criticism -- The Hobbit -- The Lord of the Rings
  20. In Clausen, Christopher. Moral Imagination [electonric resource] :Essays on Literature and Ethics. Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 1986. pp. 86-109.
    Criticism -- The Lord of the Rings
  21. In Clute, John, ed. Encyclopedia of Fantasy. New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 1999, c1998. pp. 950-955.
    Criticism -- Works -- The Lord of the Rings
  22. Colbath, Mary Lou. "Worlds as They Should Be: Middle-Earth, Narnia and Prydain." In Elementary English , Vol. 48, 1971, pp. 937-945.
    Criticism -- Works
  23. Conrad, Peter. "The Babbit." In New Statesman, September 23, 1977, pp 408-409. Microfilm #85.
    Criticism -- Silmarillion
  24. Coogan, Daniel. "Failing Fantasy, Tragic Fact." In America, November 5, 1977, pp. 315-316.
    Criticism -- Silmarillion
  25. Croft, Janet Brennan. "Beyond The Hobbit: J.R.R Tolkien's Other Works for Children." In World Literature Today, Vol. 78, No. 1, Jan-April 2004, pp 67 +.
    Criticism -- Works -- Children's Literature
  26. In Davie, Donald. Thomas Hardy and British Poetry. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1980. pp. 94-98.
    Criticism -- The Lord of the Rings
  27. Davis, L.J. "The Silmarillion." In New Republic, 10/1/77, Vol. 177 Issue 14, pp. 38-40.
    Criticism -- Silmarillion
  28. In Dickerson, Matthew. From Homer to Harry Potter. Grand Rapids, Mich. : Brazos Press, c2006. pp. 112-119, plus see index.
    Criticism -- Beowulf -- Works -- The Hobbit -- The Lord of the Rings
  29. Dreher, Rod. "Tolkien's Clash of Civilizations." National Review Online, December 18, 2002.
    Criticism -- The Lord of the Rings
  30. Dubs, Kathleen. "Providence, Faith, and Chance: Boethian Philosophy in The Lord of the Rings." In Twentieth Century Literature, Volume 27, 1981, pp. 34-41.
    Criticism -- The Lord of the Rings
  31. In Edwards, Malcolm. Realms of Fantasy. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1983. pp. 11-22.
    Criticism -- Works -- The Hobbit -- The Lord of the Rings -- Silmarillion
  32. Ellmann, Mary. " The Silmarillion" (review). In Yale Review, Vol. 67, Summer 1978, pp. 596-597.
    Criticism -- The Silmarillion
  33. Epstein, E. L. "The Novels of J. R. R. Tolkien and the Ethnology of Medieval Christendom." In Philological Quarterly, V. 48, October 1969, pp. 517-525.
    Criticism -- Works
  34. Fifield, Merle. "Fantasy in and for the Sixties." In English Journal, Vol. 55, pp. 841-844.
    Criticism -- The Lord of the Rings
  35. Forbes, Cheryl. "Frodo Decides-Or Does He?" In Christianity Today, Vol. 20, Dec. 19, 1975, pp. 10-13.
    Criticism -- The Lord of the Rings
  36. Forest-Hill, Lynn. "Elves on the Avon: the Place of Medieval Warwick in J.R.R. Tolkien's Vision of Middle-Earth." In Times Literary Supplement (TLS), No. 5336, July 8, 2005, pp. 12-13.
    Criticism -- Works -- The Lord of the Rings
  37. In Fredericks, Casey. Future of Eternity. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1982. pp. 38-39, 99-102, plus see index.
    Criticism -- Works -- The Lord of the Rings
  38. In Fuller, Edmund Books With Men Behind Them. New York, Random House, 1962. pp. 169-196.
    Criticism -- Works -- The Hobbit -- The Lord of the Rings
  39. Gardner, John. "World of Tolkien." In New York Times Book Review, October 23, 1977. pp. 1, 39-40.
    Criticism -- Silmarillion
  40. Glendinning, Victoria. "Lord of the Rings."In Times Literary Supplement (TLS), December 6, 1974, pg. 1384.
    Criticism -- The Lord of the Rings
  41. Glover, Willis B. "The Christian Character of Tolkien's Invented World." In Criticism, Vol. 13, 1971, pp. 39-53.
    Criticism -- Christianity in Literature -- Works -- The Lord of the Rings
  42. In Grebstein, Sheldon Norman, ed. Perspectives in Contemporary Criticism. New York, Harper & Row, 1968. pp. 375-381.
    Criticism -- The Lord of the Rings
  43. Halle, Louis J. "Flourishing Orcs." In Saturday Review, January 15, 1955, pp. 17-18.
    Criticism -- Fellowship of the Ring
  44. Halle, Louis J. "History Through the Mind's Eye." In Saturday Review, Vol. 39, January 28, 1956, pp. 11-12.
    Criticism -- The Lord of the Rings
  45. Hayes, Noreen and Robert Renshaw. "Of Hobbits: The Lord of the Rings." In Critique, Volume IX, 1967, pp. 58-66.
    Criticism -- The Lord of the Rings
  46. Hiley, Margaret. "Stolen Language, Cosmic Models: Myth and Mythology in Tolkien." In Modern Fiction Studies, Vol. 50, No. 4, Winter, 2004, pp. 838-860.
    Criticism -- Myth in Literature -- Works -- The Lord of the Rings -- Silmarillion
  47. Hodgart, Matthew. "Kicking the Hobbit. In New York Review of Books, Vol. 8, May 4, 1967, pp. 10-11.
    Criticism -- Works
  48. Hope, Francis. "Welcome to Middle Earth." In New Statesman, Vol. 72, November 11, 1966, pp. 701-702. Microfilm #85.
    Criticism -- The Lord of the Rings
  49. In Hunt, Peter. Alternative Worlds in Fantasy Fiction. London ; New York : Continuum, 2001. pp. 13-14, 32-34.
    Criticism -- Works -- The Hobbit
  50. Huxley, Francis. "The Endless Worm." In New Statesman, Vol. 50, Nov. 5, 1955, pp 587-588. Microfilm #85.
    Criticism -- Return of the King
  51. Irwin, W.R. "There and Back Again: the Romances of Williams, Lewis, and Tolkien. In Sewanee Review, Vol. 69, Autumn 1961, pp. 566-578.
    Criticism -- Works
  52. Kiely, Robert. "Middle Earth." In Commentary, February, 1967, pp. 134-136.
    Criticism -- The Lord of the Rings
  53. Lentricchia, Frank. "Some Coordinates of Modern Literature." In Poetry, April, 1966, pp. 65-67.
    Criticism -- "Tree and Leaf"
  54. In Lewis, C. S. On Stories and Other Essays on Literature. New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1982. pp. 81-91.
    Criticism -- The Hobbit -- The Lord of the Rings
  55. Lewis, C. S. "A World for Children." In Times Literary Supplement (TLS), October 2, 1939, pg. 714.
    Criticism -- The Hobbit
  56. Lobdell, Jared. "Words That Sound Like Castles." In National Review, Vol. 19, September 5, 1967, pp. 972-974.
    Criticism -- The Lord of the Rings
  57. In Lochhead, Marion. Renaissance of Wonder. San Francisco : Harper & Row, 1980, c1977. pp. 101-125, plus see index.
    Criticism -- The Hobbit -- The Lord of the Rings
  58. In Lurie, Alison. Don't Tell the Grown-ups: Subversive Children's Literature. Boston : Little, Brown, c1990. pp. 157-159, 166-167, plus see index.
    Criticism -- Works -- The Hobbit
  59. In Magill, Frank, ed. Critical Survey of Long Fiction. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Salem Press, c1983. pp. 2635-2647.
    Criticism -- Works
  60. Mars-Jones, Adam. "Hobbit Forming." In Guardian Unlimited, January 1, 1998. http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/1998/jan/01/jrrtolkien.classics.
    Criticism -- Roverandom
  61. Matthewson, Joseph. "The Hobbit Habit." In Esquire, Vol. 66, September 1966, pp. 130+.
    Criticism -- Works
  62. Merritt, Stephanie. "No Sex Please, We're Hobbits. In Guardian Unlimited, Sunday 7 December 2003. http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2003/dec/07/lordoftherings.jrrtolkien
    Criticism -- Women in Literature -- Works
  63. Mitchison, Naomi. "One Ring to Bind Them." In New Statesman, Vol. 48, September 18, 1954, pg. 331.
    Criticism -- Fellowship of the Ring
  64. In Moorman, Charles. Precincts of Felicity. Gainesville, University of Florida Press, 1966. pp. 86-100, plus see index.
    Criticism -- Works -- St. Augustine -- The City of God -- Lord of the Rings
  65. Norman, Philip. "The Prevalence of Hobbits." In New York Times Magazine, January 15, 1967, pp. 30-31+.
    Criticism -- Works
  66. Northrup, Clyde. "The Qualities of a Tolkienian: Fairy-story." In Modern Fiction Studies, Vol. 50, No. 4, Winter 2004, pp. 814-842.
    Criticism -- Works -- Fairies in Literature
  67. Obertino, James. "Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring." In Explicator, Summer 1996, Vol. 54 Issue 4, pp. 230-233.
    Criticism -- The Fellowship of the Ring
  68. O'Hehir, Andrew. "The Book of the Century." In Salon.com, June 4, 2001. http://entertainment.salon.com/2001/06/04/tolkien_3/.
    Criticism -- Lord of the Rings
  69. Parker, Douglass. "Hwaet We Holbytla." In Hudson Review, Vol. 9, Winter 1956-1957, pp. 598-609.
    Criticism -- Lord of the Rings
  70. In Pringle, David. Modern Fantasy. New York : Peter Bedrick Books, 1989, c1988. pp. 60-61.
    Criticism -- Lord of the Rings
  71. Raiche, Donald. "Making the Darkness Conscious: J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings." In Parabola, Vol. 29, No. 3, Fall 2004, p95-101.
    Criticism -- Lord of the Rings
  72. Rearick, Andrew. "Why is the Only Good Orc a Dead Orc? The Dark Face of Racism Examined in Tolkien's World." In Modern Fiction Studies, Vol 50, No. 4, Winter 2004, pp. 861-874.
    Criticism -- Racism in Literature -- Works -- Lord of the Rings
  73. Renshaw, Robert and Noreen Hayes. "Of Hobbits: The Lord of the Rings." Critique, Vol. 9, 1967, pp. 58-69.
    Criticism -- Lord of the Rings
  74. Resnik, Henry. "The Hobbit-Forming World of J.R.R. Tolkien." In Saturday Evening Post, 7/2/1966, Vol. 239, Issue 14, pp. 90-94.
    Criticism -- The Hobbit -- Lord of the Rings
  75. In Rottensteiner, Franz. Fantasy Book. New York : Collier Books, 1978. pp. 96-98.
    Criticism -- Lord of the Rings
  76. Russell, James. "Fantasies Conjured from War". In New Leader, Vol. 87, No. 3, May/June 2004, pp 15+.
    Criticism -- Works -- Lord of the Rings
  77. Sale, Roger. "England's Parnassus: C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and J. R. R. Tolkien." In Hudson Review, Vol. 17, 1964, pp. 215 -225.
    Criticism -- Lord of the Rings
  78. In Sale, Roger. Modern Heroisim . Berkeley, University of California Press, 1973. See index.
    Criticism -- Works
  79. Sklar, Robert. "Tolkien and Hesse: Top of the Pops." In Nation, Vol. 204, May 1967, pp. 598-601. Microfilm #215.
    Criticism -- Lord of the Rings -- Hesse, Hermann
  80. Spacks, Patricia M. "'Ethical Pattern' in The Lord of the Rings." In Critique, Volume III, Spring, 1959, pp. 30-42.
    Criticism -- The Lord of the Rings
  81. Stein, Ruth. "The Changing Style in Dragons." In Elementary English, Vol. 45, February 1968, pp. 181-183.
    Criticism -- Works
  82. Stevens, CJ. "Sound Systems of the Third Age of Middle Earth." In Quarterly Journal of Speech, Vol. 54, October 1968, pp. 232-240. Microfilm #744.
    Criticism -- Works -- Imaginary Languages in Literature
  83. Stewart, Douglas. "The Hobbit War." In Nation, Vol. 205, Oct 9, 1967, pp. 332-335. Microfilm #215.
    Criticism -- Lord of the Rings
  84. Straight, Michael. "The Fantastic World of Professor Tolkien." In New Republic, January 16, 1956, pp. 24-26. Microfilm #240.
    Criticism -- Lord of the Rings
  85. Taylor, William R. "Frodo Lives: J. R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rigns." In English Journal, Vol. 56, September 1967, pp. 818-821.
    Criticism -- Lord of the Rings
  86. Timmerman, John. "Tolkien's Crucible of Faith: The Subcreation." In Christian Century, Vol. 91, June 5, 1974, pp. 608-611.
    Criticism -- Works
  87. "Tree and the Leaf" (book review). In Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 215, No. 3, March 1965, pp 194-195.
    Criticism -- Tree and the Leaf
  88. Turner, Jenny. "Reasons for Liking Tolkien." In Times Literary Supplement (TLS), 11/15/2001, Vol. 23, Issue 22, pp. 15-24.
    Criticism -- Works
  89. In Waggoner, Diana. Hills of Faraway. New York : Atheneum, 1978. pp. 40-45.
    Criticism -- The Hobbit -- The Lord of the Rings
  90. Wilson, A. N. "Beyond the Misty Mountains." In Spectator, Vol. 247, No. 7992, Sept. 12, 1981, pp. 17-18.
    Criticism -- Works
  91. In Wilson, Colin. Strength to Dream. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1962. pp. 145-148.
    Criticism -- Lord of the Rings
  92. In Wilson, Edmund. The Bit Between My Teeth. New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1965. pp. 326-332.
    Criticism -- Works -- The Lord of the Rings
  93. Wilson, Edmund. "Oo Those Awful Orcs!" In Nation, Vol. 182, April 14, 1956, pp. 332-336. Microfilm #215. (Reprinted in The Bit Between My Teeth), above.
    Criticism -- Lord of the Rings
  94. Wood, Ralph. "'Frodos Faith." In The Christian Century, Vol. 120, No. 18, Sept 6, 2003, pg. 20 +.
    Criticism -- Lord of the Rings
  95. Wood, Ralph. "'Traveling the One Road': The Lord of the Rings as a Pre-Christan Classic," In The Christian Century, Vol. 110, No. 6, Feb. 24, 1993, pp. 208-11.
    Criticism -- Lord of the Rings
  96. Yatt, John. "Wraiths and Race." In The Guardian, December 2, 2002. http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2002/dec/02/jrrtolkien.lordoftherings.
    Criticism -- Racism in Literature -- Lord of the Rings
  97. Youlton, John. "In the Soup." In Kenyon Review, Vol. 27, 1965, pp. 8-9. Microfilm # 613.
    Criticism -- "Tree and Leaf"
  98. Zaleski, Carol. "Habits of Hobbits." b>In The Christian Century, Vol. 120, No. 12, June 14, 2003, pg 37.
    Criticism -- Christianity in Literature -- Lord of the Rings
  99. In Zipes, Jack, editor. Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000. pp. 525-526.
    Criticism -- The Hobbit -- Lord of the Rings

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