Articles and Essays The thumbnails below link to articles and essays which are free to access and read. Why build new worlds (TLS Online) The Owl Service at 50 (TLS Online) Inventing a Whole Language (TLS Online) ‘Mad Elves’ and ‘Elusive Beauty’: Some Celtic Strands of Tolkien’s Mythology Tolkien’s ‘“Celtic” type of legends’: Merging Traditions Victorian Fairies and the Early Work of J.R.R. Tolkien Revisiting Race in Tolkien’s Legendarium: Constructing Cultures and Ideologies in an Imaginary World How to invent a Tolkien-style language (The Conversation) Language as Communication vs. Language as Art: J.R.R. Tolkien and early 20th-century radical linguistic experimentation Tolkien’s Father Christmas Letters (The Conversation) Riddles, Heroes, and Folktales Come True: Folklore in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings (Folklore Thursday) Hobbit Songs and Rhymes: The Folklore of Middle-earth Tolkien and Old Norse Antiquity Filming Folklore: Adapting Fantasy for the Big Screen through Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings Review of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Story of Kullervo Review of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Fall of Arthur After 150 years, we still haven’t solved the puzzle of Alice in Wonderland (The Conversation) Enid Blyton’s The Faraway Tree to hit the screen in latest bid to aim fantasy at grown-ups (The Conversation) Was Tolkien really racist? (The Conversation) Tolkien and Folklore: Sellic Spell and The Lay of Beowulf Samhain or Halloween? The “ancient Celtic year” in Contemporary Children’s Fantasy Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your e-mail address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, e-mail, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.