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Episode 46: This is so Wizard!

Citations

Chisholm, Chad (2019) “Saruman as ‘Sophist’ or Sophist Foil? Tolkien’s Wizards and the Ethics of Persuasion,” Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 37 : No. 2 , Article 6.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol37/iss2/6

Ruud, Jay (2010) “The Voice of Saruman: Wizards and Rhetoric in The Two Towers,” Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 28 : No. 3 , Article 10. Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol28/iss3/10

Tolkien Gateway entry for “Wizards”

https://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Wizards

Accessed April 25, 2022

Tolkien, J. R. R. The Hobbit: or There and Back Again. HarperCollins E-Books. ISBN 978-0-00-732260. Apple Books edition. (Accessed April 25, 2022)

Tolkien, J. R. R. The Lord of the Rings. HarperCollins e-books. Apple Books edition. (Accessed April 25, 2022)

Tolkien, J. R. R. The Peoples of Middle-earth. Ed. Christopher Tolkien. The History of Middle-earth: Vol. 12. HarperCollins, London, 1996.

Tolkien, J. R. R. The Silmarillion. Edited by Christopher Tolkien. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Apple Books edition. (Accessed April 25, 2022)

Tolkien, J. R. R. Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle-earth. Edited by Christopher Tolkien. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Apple Books edition. (Accessed April 25, 2022)

Episode 41: Party of the Rings

Athrabeth is produced by James Pierson. James can be found on twitter @jpierson

Citations

Bellis, Joanna. The dregs of trembling, the draught of salvation: the dual symbolism of the cup in medieval literature. Journal of Medieval History, Volume 37, Issue 1, March 2011, Pages 47-61. Part of special issue “Feasts and Gifts of Food in Medieval Europe: Ritualised Constructions of Hierarchy, Identity and Community” Edited by Lars Kjær, A.J. Watson. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmedhist.2010.12.003

(Accessed November 20, 2021)

 

Lynch, James. The Literary Banquet and the Eucharistic Feast: Tradition in Tolkien

Mythlore Vol. 5, No. 2(18) (Autumn, 1978), pp. 13-14 (2 pages)

Mythlore: A Journal of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature; 1978 Aug.; 5(2 [18]): 13-14.  [Journal Detail] Mythopoeic Society.

Stable URL: https://www.jstor.org/stable/26808183  

(Accessed October 14, 2021)

 

Magennis, Hugh. The Cup as Symbol and Metaphor in Old English Literature. Speculum , Jul., 1985, Vol. 60, No. 3 (Jul., 1985), pp. 517-536

Published by: The University of Chicago Press on behalf of the Medieval Academy of America

Stable URL: https://www.jstor.org/stable/2848173

(Accessed November 20, 2021)

 

Pollington, Stephen. The mead-hall community. Journal of Medieval History, Volume 37, Issue 1, March 2011, Pages 19-33. Part of special issue “Feasts and Gifts of Food in Medieval Europe: Ritualised Constructions of Hierarchy, Identity and Community” Edited by Lars Kjær, A.J. Watson.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmedhist.2010.12.010

(Accessed November 20, 2021)

 

Tolkien, J. R. R. The Hobbit

 

Tolkien, J. R. R. The Lord of the Rings

Episode 40: Finrod, more like FINErod

Athrabeth is produced by James Pierson. James can be found on twitter @jpierson

Citations

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, “Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Flight of the Noldor”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, “Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Return of the Noldor”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, “Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beren and Lúthien”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, “Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beleriand and its Realms”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, “Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Coming of Men into the West”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, “Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, “XI. The Shibboleth of Fëanor”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Carl F. Hostetter (ed.), The Nature of Middle-earth

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: “The Etymologies”

↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth’s Ring, “Part Four. Athrabeth Finrod ah Andreth”

Episode 19: Burns and Broken Hearts

    This month, in our passive aggressive love letter to Valentine's Day, we list our top 10 Burns, Broken Hearts, and Poor Romantic Choices in Tolkien's Legendarium. Celebrate with that special someone in your life by listening to us dunk on elves, men, hobbits, and one smooth talking dwarf. </p><h2>Episode Notes</h2><p>Check out our buddies Rich, Richard and Taylor's upcoming Kickstarter Descent Into Midnight!

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Sources

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth’s Ring, “Part Five. Myths Transformed”, “Text V: Sun The Trees Silmarils”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth’s Ring, “Part Four. Athrabeth Finrod ah Andreth: ‘The Debate of Finrod and Andreth'”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, “The Coming of Túrin into Brethil”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, “Túrin in Nargothrond”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, “Valaquenta”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, “Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Sun and Moon and the Hiding of Valinor”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, “Quenta Silmarillion: Of Thingol and Melian”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, “Quenta Silmarillion: Of Túrin Turambar”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, “Of Maeglin”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, “Of Tuor and the Fall of Gondolin”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, “Akallabêth: Of the Rings of Power And the Third Age”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales

J.R.R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings, Book 4, Chapter 10, “The Choice of Master Samwise”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings, Book 6, Chapter 1, “The Tower of Cirith Ungol”.

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit Chapter 5 “Riddles in the Dark”

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings Book 1 Chapter 1 “A Long-Expected Party”

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings Book 1 Chapter 2 The Shadow of The Past”

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings Book 1, Chapter 7 “In the House of Tom Bombadil”

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings Book 2 Chapter 1 “The Council of Elrond”  AND

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Return of the King, Book 5, Chapter 2 “The Passing of the Grey Company”

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Return of the King, Book 5, Chapter 4, “The Siege of Gondor”

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, “Farewell to Lórien”

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Two Towers, Books 3, Chapter 6, “The King of the Golden Hall”

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings. Appendix A “Annals of the Kings and Rulers”

Episode 16: Tolkien’s Languages: Part 2: The Tree of Tongues

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References

Map of Beleriand (drawn by Christopher Tolkien)

Sources

  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, “Part Two. Valinor and Middle-earth before The Lord of the Rings: Chapter 5: The Lhammas”
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, “Tengwesta Qenderinwa and Pre-Fëanorian Alphabets Part 2”, in Parma Eldalamberon XVIII (edited by Christopher Gilson, Arden R. Smith, and Patrick H. Wynne), pp. 28-9, 81 (additional tables)
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, “Words, Phrases and Passages, Appendices, The Quendian Languages”, in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson, Arden R. Smith, and Patrick H. Wynne), pp. 127-135
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, “Part Four. Quendi and Eldar”
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, “Part One. The Grey Annals”
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, “From Quendi and Eldar, Appendix D” (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 39, July 1998

Episode 13: Tolkien Fanfiction Culture

    This episode Jude and Stef talk to Dawn Walls-Thumma, founder of the Silmarillion Writers Guild and author of a fascinating survey on the culture and practices of the Tolkien Fanfiction community.

Dawn’s Socials
Twitter: @DawnFelagund
Silmarillion Writers Guild
Dawn’s Personal Page

Show Notes
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Works Referenced This Episode
Walls-Thumma, Dawn (2019) Data on Tolkien Fanfiction Culture and Practices (1st Edition)

Episode 11: The A-Neigh-zing Horses of Middle Earth part 2

From the noble Mearas of the Rohirrim to the dark mounts of the Black Riders, we close out our Horsey series with some of the most notable steeds of Middle-earth

Episode 10: The A-Neigh-zing Horses of Middle Earth part 1

What started as a joke about ranking of all the horses of Middle-earth as a palate cleanser for Stef after so many episodes about souls and eschatology, has turned into two of our best episodes, courtesy of Stef’s unbridled enthusiasm for hoses and Tolkien! Enjoy this first in our two part series on the Horses of Middle-earth!

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