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Encyclopedia > The Tolkien Reader
The Tolkien Reader
Author J.R.R. Tolkien
Language English
Publisher Del Rey (Reissue)
Released 1966
Pages 272
ISBN ISBN 0345345061

J. R. R. Tolkien in 1916. ...

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On Fairy-Stories is an essay written by J. R. R. Tolkien, first published in Essays Presented to Charles Williams, Oxford University Press, 1947. ... The word Ofermod occurs in the the epic story Maldon, and describes the state of mind of Beorthnoths when he allowed the Vikings free passage. ... Leaf by Niggle is a short story written by J. R. R. Tolkien in 1938-39 and first published in the Dublin Review in January 1945. ... Farmer Giles of Ham (written in 1947, published in 1949) is a short story written by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... The Adventures of Tom Bombadil is a collection of poetry by J. R. R. Tolkien, published in 1962. ...

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