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Author Archive: wellinghall

Concert in Bristol featuring Howard Shore's "Lord of the Rings Suite"

wellinghall @ Friday, April 6th, 2012 ()

Bristol Concert Orchestra / Alexandra Wood (violin) - Saturday 30 June
Stefan Hofkes conductorAlexandra Wood violin
Sibelius En SagaBruch Scottish FantasyRavel Daphnis et Chloé Suite No 2Shore Lord of the Rings Suite
http://www.stgeorgesbristol.co.uk/events/bco-alexandra-wood/
- wellinghall

Signposts to Middle-earth

wellinghall @ Saturday, March 31st, 2012 ()

A new exhibition at Sarehole mill explores the connections of JRR Tolkien with the area around Sarehole Mill and the wider Birmingham area. Find out how the local landscape and local people inspired 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings'.
http://www.bmag.org.uk/events?id=1920
- wellinghall

Magicians, Golems and a Telepathic President

wellinghall @ Saturday, March 31st, 2012 ()

- a book review by Tom Shippey
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203370604577263461822435588.html?mod=googlenews_wsj
- wellinghall

Robert Giddings obituary

wellinghall @ Friday, March 30th, 2012 ()

Robert Giddings, author of Tolkien-related books "This Far Land" and "The Shores of Middle-earth", has died.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/theguardian/2012/mar/23/robert-giddings-obituary
- wellinghall

A new chapter for rare book collecting

wellinghall @ Friday, March 30th, 2012 ()

An article by Rick Gekoski, author of "Tolkien's Gown"
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/mar/28/rare-book-collecting-dealing
- wellinghall

Tolkien, Wales, and Brittany

wellinghall @ Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 ()

Tolkien, Wales, and Brittany

7 March, 16:30 to 18:00, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House, Dr Carl Phelpstead (Cardiff University)
A staff and postgraduate research seminar.
Dr Carl Phelpstead has served on the Council of the Viking Society for Northern Research since 2001 and has been an editor of the Society’s journal Saga-Book since 2004 and co-editor of [...]

2012 Headingley LitFest set to be bigger and better

wellinghall @ Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 ()

Dr Richard Brown, from the University of Leeds, will preside over a look at experimental languages, including Tolkien’s Elvish, Orwell’s Newspeak and Joyce’s Finnegan’s Wake, at Headingley’s North Lane library on March 21.
http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/latest-news/top-stories/2012_headingley_litfest_set_to_be_bigger_and_better_1_4264176
- wellinghall

Chatterton's Forgery, Feigned Manuscripts and Literary Legacy: The Case of J.R.R. Tolkien - Thursday 15 March

wellinghall @ Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 ()

Chatterton's forged manuscripts created an imaginary persona and a pseudo-medieval 'secondary' world. The impact on his career can be compared to that of Macpherson's Ossian poems, and other comtemporary feigned documents, often linked to the pursuit of national identity. J.R.R. Tolkien's 'secondary' world of Middle-earth can be read as part of the same legacy of [...]

News from the Tolkien Estate's solicitors

wellinghall @ Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 ()

"The former heads of Manches’ IP litigation and publishing and media groups have joined forces to launch a boutique specialising in IP, media and entertainment law and dispute resolution. Ex-Manches IP litigation head Steven Maier and the firm’s former head of publishing and media Cathleen Blackburn formed Maier Blackburn which [...]

Tolkien letters return to rightful home

wellinghall @ Friday, December 23rd, 2011 ()

' LONG-lost letters written by Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien have been returned to their rightful owner and will get top notch protection.
Former Oxford University student and professor, Tolkien was the guest of honour at the opening of Deddington Library in December 1956.
He wrote one letter accepting librarian Miss Stanley-Smith’s invitation, including [...]


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