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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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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.

The event flyer (with programme) can be downloaded here. The poster can be downloaded here (both as pdfs).

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(to link to this announcement: http://www.walking-tree.org/conference/?year=2017 )

10th September 2017: Laughter in Middle-earth reviewed in Lembas

A review of Laughter in Middle-earth has been published in Lembas, the journal of the Dutch Tolkien Society, Unquendor.

The review (in Dutch) can be read here (pdf).

(to link to this announcement: http://www.walking-tree.org/news_archive.php?item=134 )

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O What a Tangled Web
Tolkien and Medieval Literature
A View from Poland


O What a Tangled Web Tolkien and Medieval Literature A View from Poland The nine articles of stimulating literary criticism collected in this volume view Tolkien's work from a variety of medieval perspectives: the device of entrelacement employed in Arthurian romances is used to throw light on the narrative design of The Lord of ... (read more)

(A different book or paper from our portfolio is featured here every day. This publication is featured on 23rd September 2017. Click here if this is not today's version.)

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