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10 Shortest Stories

Exile, Wyrd and the Anglo-Saxon Warrior Ideal in The Wanderer and Tolkien's Quenta Silmarillion by Esteliel

Rated: General | [Reviews - 0]
Summary:

As a professor of Anglo-Saxon, Tolkien's stories are undeniably influenced by the literature of this early people. This essay considers how exile, fate, the warrior ideal, and masculinity in the Quenta Silmarillion were influenced by the Anglo-Saxon poem The Wanderer.


Characters: None
Challenges: None
Genres: Non-fiction/Essay
Warnings: None
Series: Reference Library: Essays
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes
Word count: 1     Read Count: 740
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Published: June 01, 2009     Updated: June 01, 2009


How to Review by JunoMagic

Rated: General | [Reviews - 0]
Summary:

This comprehensive essay discusses how to write balanced and effective fiction critiques with a special emphasis on Tolkien fan fiction.


Characters: None
Challenges: None
Genres: Non-fiction/Essay
Warnings: None
Series: Reference Library: Essays
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes
Word count: 1     Read Count: 259
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Published: March 31, 2007     Updated: March 31, 2007


Name Calling: Group Identity and the Other among First Age Elves by Angelica

Rated: General | [Reviews - 3]
Summary:

As the names used by the early Elves to identify themselves and others evolved according the essay Quendi and Eldar (HoMe 11), relationships between the different cultures are revealed.


Characters: Elves
Challenges: None
Genres: Non-fiction/Essay
Warnings: None
Series: Reference Library: Essays
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes
Word count: 1     Read Count: 447
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Published: September 01, 2007     Updated: September 01, 2007


A Woman in Few Words: The Character of Nerdanel and Her Treatment in Canon and Fandom by Dawn Felagund

Rated: General | [Reviews - 1]
Summary:

A review of the canon facts available on Nerdanel and discussion of why she remains so popular with fans despite her scarce appearances in the texts.


Characters: Nerdanel
Challenges: None
Genres: Non-fiction/Essay
Warnings: None
Series: Reference Library: Essays
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes
Word count: 1     Read Count: 1342
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Published: January 15, 2008     Updated: January 15, 2008


The Tolkienian War on Science by pandemonium_213

Rated: General | [Reviews - 4]
Summary:

Biochemist and long-time Tolkien fan, Doc Bushwell (pandemonium's alter ego) argues that the events and ideas expressed in Tolkien's works often demonstrate a strong disdain for science, technology and those who practice these.

MEFA 2007: Second Place - Non-Fiction


Characters: None
Challenges: None
Genres: Non-fiction/Essay
Warnings: None
Series: Reference Library: Essays
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes
Word count: 1     Read Count: 678
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Published: April 26, 2007     Updated: April 26, 2007


Character of the Month Biographies by darthfingon

Rated: General | [Reviews - 3]
Summary:

Each month, we spotlight a new character, with a biography posted in the monthly newsletter and the Reference Library Periodicals section. Please view the Table of Contents for the complete list of biographies.


Characters: Gilfanon, Ingw
Challenges: None
Genres: Non-fiction/Essay
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 2 Table of Contents
Completed: No
Word count: 2     Read Count: 948
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Published: November 30, 2009     Updated: December 01, 2010


Chronology of the Silmarillion by clotho123

Rated: General | [Reviews - 5]
Summary:

A compilation of Tolkien's various timelines from the First Age and earlier that presents dates for important events from The Silmarillion.


Characters: None
Challenges: None
Genres: Non-fiction/Essay
Warnings: None
Series: Reference Library: Essays
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes
Word count: 2     Read Count: 741
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Published: January 02, 2011     Updated: January 02, 2011


Masculinity in Tolkien by Esteliel

Rated: General | [Reviews - 2]
Summary:

Tolkien is often criticized for his simplistic, knight-in-shining-armor heroes. This series of essays argues that heroism and masculinity in Tolkien's works is not premised on this, but on love and loyalty.


Characters: None
Challenges: None
Genres: Non-fiction/Essay
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: No
Word count: 2     Read Count: 510
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Published: June 19, 2011     Updated: June 19, 2011


Character of the Month Biographies by Scarlet10

Rated: General | [Reviews - 6]
Summary:

Each month, we spotlight a new character, with a biography posted in the monthly newsletter and the Reference Library Periodicals section. Please view the Table of Contents for the complete list of biographies.


Characters: Thranduil
Challenges: None
Genres: Non-fiction/Essay
Warnings: None
Series: Reference Library: Periodicals
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes
Word count: 2     Read Count: 611
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Published: January 02, 2013     Updated: January 02, 2013


Forging Arda: in the Beginning by MisbehavingMaiar

Rated: General | [Reviews - 3]
Summary:

Mairon, maia of Aulë, is given a body, a purpose, his tools, and a warning.


Characters: Ainur, Aul, Melkor, Sauron
Challenges: None
Genres: Comic Strip
Warnings: None
Series: Forging Arda
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: No
Word count: 2     Read Count: 520
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Published: March 31, 2014     Updated: March 31, 2014