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Proceedings of the Tolkien 2005 Conference
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The Ring Goes Ever On
Proceedings of the Tolkien 2005 Conference:
50 Years of The Lord of the Rings

Papers presented at the Aston conference, including:

A Fund of Wise Sayings: Proverbiality in Tolkien, Tom Shippey
The Ace Copyright Affair, Nancy Martsch
Which Story, I wonder, Michael Scott Rohan
‘As under a green sea’: visions of war in the Dead Marshes, John Garth
Iron Crown, Iron Cage: Tolkien and Weber on Modernity and Enchantment, Patrick Curry
Tolkien in fiction, Colin Duriez
Hobbit Names Aren’t From Kentucky, David Bratman

And much more, covering Tolkien’s life, works, influences, and influence.

Two volumes, circa 450 pp each, 8pp illustrations in vol 2. £35 including postage. To become available in September 2008 from Tolkien Society Trading.

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Thanks for posting the advance heads-up, I am really looking forward to receiving this!

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I'll post further details as soon as I've got them, Jeremy. There are only 1,000 copies being printed, so people might need to be fairly quick off the mark.

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Just an FYI, the Tom Shippey article is already in print, in the collection Roots and Branches (Walking Tree, 2007).

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Thanks for pointing that out, Jason; I had known, but it had slipped my mind.

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