JRR Tolkien

Tolkien’s Characters

by G. Russell Gaynor(a.k.a. Reiter)             My editor will tell you, my openings are most often a troublesome thing. But this one is pretty easy.             Tolkien....

The Five Wizards, Part Two

The Five Wizards, Part One - in case you missed it :) Gandalf the Grey appeared in print for the first time on September 21, 1937. The Hobbit received high...

Critical Reviews of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Books, Part One: The Hobbit and The Fellowship of...

A somewhat random thought occurred to me today – “I wonder what the critics thought of Tolkien’s books when they were first published?” A lengthy research dive later, and I’m happy to say, I’ve discovered...

Middle Earth Dating Rules to Rule Them All

Middle Earth is full of war, bloodshed, and history, but what about love? Can you find love hiding somewhere between The Shire and Sauron’s Mordor? Or are you going to...
Tolkien - Simlarillion

A Different Approach to Reading The Silmarillion

By Rob Bauer If you’re enough of a Tolkien fan to read The Silmarillion and visit a blog about Tolkienology, there’s probably not much I can write you haven’t read before...

J.R.R. Tolkien – A Short Biography, Part One

How does one even start a biography of one of the greatest English authors of all time? This is a brief biography, so we can’t start with his birth and move slowly...

Fanart: Somewhere in the Shire

by Nicola Bernardelli
Frodo Baggins

The Workings of the Inner World

by Ivana Zaharija The inner world is an individual's own personal view of the world. It is most often different than that of any other individual, which in turn...

Tolkienology Club Schedule

We are excited to present our weekly schedule in Tolkienology club! We have some cool giveaways and contests :) Monday: Second Breakfast Giveaway (*** PRIZES ***)Tuesday: Add Your...

Second Breakfast Giveaway!

Dear Tolkien fans, this is your chance to win a $10 Amazon Gift Card! Your job is really simple today: Join our Group -...

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