THEMATIC DISCUSSIONS OF TOLKIEN STUDIES

2. The 2004 Marquette Conference

TheOneRing.net Reading Room

November 2004 - March 2005

 

 

 

 


1. Tolkien Library Day, January 2002

3. The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien, June 2005 - March 2006

4. The Tolkien Encyclopedia Reading Room Contributors, March 2006 - August 2006

5. 'Themes in Tolkien', September 2006 - January 2007

6. Tolkien Illustrations, January 2007 - June 2007

7. The Second Age of the Sun, May 2011 - November 2011

8. Tolkien: A Cultural Phenomenon (by Brian Rosebury), January 2012 - March 2012

9. Tertiary Characters in The Hobbit, February 2012 - April 2012

10. Law and Arda (by Douglas Kane), May 2013

11. The History of The Hobbit (by John Rateliff), June 2013 - August 2013

12. The First TORn Amateur Symposium, July 2013

13. Tolkien's Letter #131, September 2013 - October 2013

14. The Second TORn Amateur Symposium, November 2013

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15. The Third TORn Amateur Symposium, April 2014
 

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Secondary Discussions Redux

by Altaira, November 10, 2004

Reports from Marquette Conference [11/10/2004 @ 18:10] (10/15)

 

Tom Shippey, “History in Words: Tolkien’s Ruling Passion”

by Luthien Rising, November 15, 2004

Tom Shippey (long) [11/15 @ 19:46] (13/75)

 

John Garth: “Frodo and the Great War”

by galadhremmin, November 30, 2004

John Garth #1: Frodo and the Great War [11/30 @ 2:02] (8/56)

John Garth #2 [11/30 @ 11:38] (8/9)

 

 

Paul Edmund Thomas: “Towards Quite Unforeseen Goals: Tolkien’s Imagination in the 1930’s"

by galadhremmin, December 6, 2004

Paul Edmund Thomas [12/6 @ 15:55] (4/18)

 

S. Gary Hunnewell: “Tolkien and his Nay-sayers”

by N. E. Brigand, December 19, 2004

S. Gary Hunnewell [12/19 @ 20:26] (3/8)

 

Christina Scull: “What did he know and When did he Know it? Planning, Inspiration and LOTR."

by drogo_drogo, January 6, 2005

Christina Scull [1/6/2005 @ 1:11] (9/59)

 

David Bratman: “The Artistry of Omissions and Revisions in LOTR”

by Luthien Rising, January 12, 2005

David Bratman [1/12/2005 @ 9:36] (6/27)

 

Marjorie Burns & Jane Chance: "Hierarchy & Class differences in LOTR"

by nerdanel_50, January 20, 2005

Marjorie Burns and Jane Chance [1/20/2005 @ 3:00] (13/44)

 

John D. Rateliff: “And All the Days of Her Life are Forgotten: Middle-earth as Mythic Prehistory."

by nerdanel_50, February 4, 2005

John D. Rateliff [2/4/2005 @ 3:32] (9/38)

 

Michael Drout: “The Rhetorical Evolution of “Beowulf: The Monsters & the Critics”"

by Modtheow, February 7, 2005

Michael Drout [2/7/2005 @ 23:42] (6/21)

 

Matt Fisher: “Working at the Crossroads: Tolkien, St. Augustine and the Beowulf Poet”

by an seileachan, February 9, 2005

Matt Fisher [2/9/2005 @ 8:23] (6/10)

 

Carl F. Hostetter: “Elvish as She Is Spoke”

by Entmaiden, February 16, 2005

Carl Hostetter: Elvish as She is Spoke [2/16/2005 @ 15:18] (16/63)

 

Michael Foster: “Teaching Tolkien:  Tolkien’s place in higher education”

by N.E. Brigand, February 24, 2005

Michael Foster Teaching Tolkien [2/24/2005 @ 13:32] (11/25)

 

Verlyn Flieger: “Tales Told Around the Fire” and “Tolkien and the Idea of the Book”

by Entmaiden, March 1-4, 2005

Verlyn Flieger - Tales told around the fire [3/1/2005 @ 11:14] (6/18)

Verlyn Flieger #2 [3/4/2005 @ 19:08] (4/7)

 

Douglas A. Anderson: “The Mainstreaming of Fantasy and the Legacy of LOTR”

by N.E. Brigand, November 30, 2004

Douglas Anderson “The Mainstreaming of Fantasy” [3/10/2005 @ 0:05] (15/55)

 

Wayne G. Hammond: “Special Collections in the Service of Tolkien Studies”

by drogo_drogo, March 14, 2005

Wayne G. Hammond, "Special Collections in the Service of Tokien Studies" [3/14/2005 @ 16:53] (10/21)