Tolkien 1892-2012

This page links to the original versions of the English articles that were translated into French and published in l'Arc & le Heaume - Hors-série : Tolkien 1892-2012.

L'Arc et le Heaume - Hors-série : Tolkien 1892-2012

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Accessibility of articles depends on ring colour: white, red, or black.
Reading Notes Reading Notes: Being presentations or compilations, these articles are accessible to all readers. No specific knowledge regarding J.R.R. Tolkien’s invented world is needed.
Analytical Articles Analytical Articles: These articles provide a detailed overview of the theme they cover. However, they require some prior knowledge of the main works of J.R.R. Tolkien.
Theoretical Articles Theoretical Articles: A comprehensive knowledge of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien is needed to fully understand articles in this category, the subjects treated being studied in minute detail by their authors.

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Difficulty depends on the number of coloured rings. 1 (very easy read) to 5 (very complex).

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A Long Affair

Read the article A Long Affair  Reading Notes Ted Nasmith
Ted Nasmith's moving essay tells us how he came to illustrate Tolkien's works, and what came out of this experience. No reader will see his paintings in the same way afterwards.
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“A Fragment, Detached: The Hobbit and The Silmarillion”

Read the article "A Fragment, Detached: The Hobbit and The Silmarillion"  Theoretical Articles  Theoretical Articles John D. Rateliff
John D. Rateliff, author of the impressive The History of the Hobbit, studies the link between The Hobbit and The Silmarillion. Tolkien said that The Hobbit was not strongly related with his Legendarium, yet Rateliff uncovers details that challenge this claim.
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Trees, Chainsaws, and Visions of Paradise

Read the article Trees, Chainsaws, and Visions of Paradise  Theoretical Articles  Theoretical Articles  Theoretical Articles Tom Shippey
Tom Shippey, author of the famous The Road to Middle-earth and J. R. R. Tolkien: Author of the Century offers an essay about the continuity of Tolkien's works with English literature, through the unconditional love that Tolkien felt for trees.
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“For ther as wont to walken was an elf”: Tolkien’s Recurrent Image of the Elf Maiden in the Wood

Read the article “For ther as wont to walken was an elf”: Tolkien’s Recurrent Image of the Elf Maiden in the Wood  Theoretical Articles  Theoretical Articles  Theoretical Articles Jason Fisher
Jason Fisher, independent scholar and director of Tolkien and the Study of his Sources (2011) focuses on the repeated motif of the Elf maiden in the Legendarium or how Tolkien shaped a literary concept used in classical literature by Chaucer and others to make it its own.
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More Light than Shadow? Jungian Approaches to Tolkien and the Archetypeal Image of the Shadow

Read the article More Light than Shadow? Jungian Approaches to Tolkien and the Archetypeal Image of the Shadow  Theoretical Articles  Theoretical Articles  Theoretical Articles  Theoretical Articles Thomas Honegger
Thomas Honegger, professor of English medieval studies at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena (Germany) and Tolkien scholar, returns on the Jungian way of thinking used by some critics in order to study Tolkien and examines the limits demonstrating that while the Tolkien's fiction should be perfectly appropriate for a Jungian analysis, most authors fail to present background studies on this subject.
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essais/tolkien_1892-2012.txt · Dernière modification: 10/09/2013 19:48 par Druss
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