The Lord of the Rings Prologue and Appendices

November 7, 2016 - January 8, 2017

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Prologue, 'Concerning Hobbits'

by NoWizardMe, November 7-8, 2016

1.Concerning prologues, appendices and red books [11/7; 1079]

2.how and why hobbits ‘work’ for a writer and a reader.[11/8; 918]

 

The 1st Discussion archive has been lost.

See the 2nd Discussion by Lothirienne, Nov-Dec 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by ShireRat77, February 2005

See the 4th Discussion by N. E. Brigand, October 2007

There was no 5th Discussion of the Prologue

 

Appendix A.I.i - Numenor

by CuriousG, November 12, 2016

Of Numenor: The First Age [11/12; 951]

Of Numenor: The Second Age [11/12; 1037]

 

See the 1st Discussion by cocoa daffodil, June 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by Menelwyn, December 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Beren IV, May-June, 2006

See the 4th Discussion by sador, January-February 2009

See the 5th Discussion by CuriousG, October 2011

 

Appendix A.I.ii-iv - Arnor & Gondor

by Hamfast Gamgee, November 21-25, 2016

the history of Arnor [11/21; 1049]

the history of Gondor [11/25; 944]

The heirs of Elendil lands, general overview [11/27; 777]

 

See the 1st Discussion by cocoa daffodil (iii: Arnor), June 2001;there was no 1st Discussion of A.I.iv Gondor

See the 2nd Discussions by Menelwyn (iii. Arnor) and by drogo_drogo (iv: Gondor), December 2003

See the 3rd Discussions by Beren IV (iii: Arnor) and Alraune (iv: Gondor), May-June 2006

See the 4th Discussion by sador, January-February 2009

See the 5th Discussions by CuriousG (i-iii: Númenór/Arnor) and Hamfast Gamgee (iv: Gondor), October 2011

 

Appendix A.I.v - The Tale of Aragorn & Arwen

by enanito, November 29-December 1, 2016

1) Before "The Choice" [11/29; 933]

2) Well, it was good while it lasted... [12/1; 1034]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Idril Celebrindal, June 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by Narf, January 2004

See the 3rd Discussion by NZ Strider, May 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Voronwë the Faithful, February 2009

See the 5th Discussion by dormouse, Oct-Nov 2011

 

Appendix A.II - The House of Eorl

by Elizabeth, December 5-6, 2016

1. Migration [12/5; 724]

2. Rohan [12/6; 1339]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Idril Celebrindal, June 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by Narf, January 2004

See the 3rd Discussion by squire, May-June 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Saelind, February 2009

See the 5th Discussion by Elizabeth, November 2011

 

Appendix A.III - Durin's Folk

by squire, December 12-16, 2016

1. “Knock, knock.” “Who’s there?” “A dragon or a Balrog!” “A dragon or a Balrog, again??” [12/12; 538]

2. We take insults seriously. Very seriously. [12/13; 450]

3. You can’t go home again, and again, and again. [12/14; 482]

4. Third time pays for all, or thank goodness for Mr. Baggins? [12/15; 444]

5. ‘Honey, could you forget your engrossing crafts for just one second and help me braid my beard for tonight’s mithril-smelting seminar!” [12/16; 549]   

 

See the 1st Discussion by Steve D, July 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by Daughter of Nienna, January 2004

See the 3rd Discussion by Reera the Red, May-June 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Tolkien Forever, February 2009

See the 5th Discussion by Pryderi, November 2011

 

Open Discussion on The Lord of the Rings

by noWizardme, December 19, 2016-January 8, 2017

LOTR Appendices - the effect of their publishing history? [12/19; 626]

"It's Over. It's Done." - Many thanks [12/24; 214]

"It's Over. It's Done." - Final reflections? [12/24; 965]

A personal note on 'thanks' and 'mysteries' at the end of the 6th LOTR Read-through [1/8; 769]

 

See the 1st Discussion as a Free For All, July 2001

See the 2nd Discussion as a Free For All, February 2004

See the 3rd Discussion as a Free For All, June-July 2006

See the 4th Discussion as a Free For All, March 2009

There was no Open Discussion at the end of the 5th Discussion

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