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Episode 26: Two Year Hobbitversery!

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Episode 25: Games of Middle-earth

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Research into Tolkien & Dungeons and Dragons:

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2001/dec/14/lordoftherings.jrrtolkien

http://playingattheworld.blogspot.com/2015/01/gaming-battle-of-five-armies.html

https://www.quora.com/To-what-extent-is-Dungeons-and-Dragons-influenced-by-Tolkiens-works

  • H. Carpenter and C. Tolkien (Eds.), The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien. New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin (letters 13,202)

 

Tolkien RPGS:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Middle-earth_role-playing_games Accessed July 11, 2020

https://www.cubicle7games.com/unexpected-tor2-update/ Accessed July 11, 2020

https://sophisticated-games.com/about/ Accessed July 11, 2020

 

Episode 24: Dunking on Fëanor

    <a href="https://discord.gg/B2ZWfKz">Join Athrabeth's Discord!</a></p><h3>Sources</h3><p>- J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth's Ring
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion

  • Kane, Douglas C. (2008) “Reconstructing Arda: Of Fëanor and the Unchaining of Melkor,” Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 27 : No. 1, Article 4.

Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol27/iss1/4

  • Walls-Thumma, Dawn M. (2016) “Attainable Vistas: Historical Bias in Tolkien’s Legendarium as a Motive for Transformative Fanworks,” Journal of Tolkien Research: Vol. 3 : Iss. 3 , Article 3. 

Available at: https://scholar.valpo.edu/journaloftolkienresearch/vol3/iss3/3

  • Retrieved from Dawn’s blog post titled: “The Deaths of Kings: Historical Bias in the Death Scenes of Fëanor and Fingolfin” found at: http://dawnfelagund.com/node/8

Episode 23: Faramir, more like FINEamir

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Episode 23 mixed by James Pierson (@jpierson)

Sources

– J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers

  • J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King

  • J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings. Appendix A “Gondor and the heirs of Anarion”

  • H. Carpenter and C. Tolkien (Eds.), The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien. New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin (letters 66, 163, 180, 244)

  • Carter, Steven Brett (2012) “Faramir and the Heroic Ideal of the Twentieth Century; or, How Aragorn Died at the Somme,” Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 30 : No. 3 , Article 6. Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol30/iss3/6

Episode 22: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

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References

Interested in Tolkien Studies? You too can end up with a bunch of weird theories about elf society! Check out Mythgard Institute: https://mythgard.org

Sources

Tolkien Gateway “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight” Accessed March 10, 2020. http://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Sir_Gawain_and_the_Green_Knight_(edition)

 

Wikipedia “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight” Accessed March 10, 2020. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Gawain_and_the_Green_Knight

 

Wikipedia “Cotton Library” Accessed April 22, 2020. 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cotton_library

 

Garth, John. Tolkien and the Great War: The Threshold of Middle-earth. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2003. Print. Rpt. Mariner Books, 2005. Print.

 

“Galadriel and Morgan Le Fey: Tolkien’s Redemption of the Lady of the Lacuna” by Susan Carter published in Mythlore Vol 25 Number 3/4 (spring-summer 2007).

 

JRR Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, HaperCollins e-books. 

 

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: an introduction by Simon Armitage, Published Jan 31, 2018, https://www.bl.uk/medieval-literature/articles/sir-gawain-and-the-green-knight-an-introduction (Accessed April 22, 2020). 

 

BBC Documentary:” Sir Gawain and the Green Knight”

https://youtu.be/74glI1lg1CQ (Accessed April 20, 2020)

Gawain and the Green Knight 1973 movie

https://youtu.be/fBEv8xjBJf8 (Accessed April 23, 2020)

 

Emily Cheeseman’s Gawain and the Green Knight:

http://emilycheeseman.com/greenknight/ (Accessed April 23, 2020)

Episode 21: Elven Kings and Social Hierarchy

    <a href="https://discord.gg/B2ZWfKz">Join Athrabeth's Discord!</a></p><h3>References</h3><p>Interested in Tolkien Studies? You too can end up with a bunch of weird theories about elf society! Check out Mythgard Institute: <a href="https://mythgard.org/">https://mythgard.org</a></p><h3>Sources</h3><p>- J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: Appendix: The legend of the Awaking of the Quendi (Cuivienyarna)"
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion

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

  • H. Carpenter and C. Tolkien (Eds.), The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien. New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin

Episode 20: Dreams of Myth and Past

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Episode 20 was produced by James Pierson. He can be found on Twitter @jpierson

References

Interested in Tolkien Studies? Check out Mythgard Institute: https://mythgard.org

Do you Enjoy table top role playing games? Check out Descent into Midnight! Their Kickstarter ends March 15.
Website: http://www.descentintomidnight.com
Twitter: @DiMRPG 

From their website: “Descent into Midnight is a Powered by the Apocalypse tabletop roleplaying game where the players take on the role of alien psionic creatures who are defending their home from an otherworldly corruption.”

Sources

  • Tolkien, J.R.R. The Notion Club Papers. Sauron Defeated (The History of Middle-earth Volume 9), edited by Christopher Tolkien, Harper Collins, London, 1992.
  • Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lost Road. The Lost Road and Other Writings (The History of Middle-Earth Volume 5), edited by Christopher Tolkien, Harper Collins, re-issue edition 2002.Flieger, Verlyn. “’The Lost Road’ and ‘The Notion Club Papers’: Myth, History, and Time-travel.” A Companion to J. R. R. Tolkien, edited by Stuart D. Lee, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2014, pp. 161-172.

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!

@DiMRPG

https://descentintomidnight.com/

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/rkreutzlandry/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 18: Father Christmas Letters Part 2: Growing Up

    <a href="https://discord.gg/B2ZWfKz">Join Athrabeth's Discord!</a></p><h3>Sources</h3><p>Tolkien, J.R.R., <i>Letters from Father Christmas</i>, edited by Baillie Tolkien, “eISBN 978-0-547-95190-4 v2.1216” (Accessed Nov 25, 2019).

Fimi, Dimitra, “J.R.R. Tolkien’s Christmas letters to his children bring echoes of Middle-earth to the North Pole” December 21, 2017, from the website called “The Conversation”- http://theconversation.com/j-r-r-tolkiens-christmas-letters-to-his-children-bring-echoes-of-middle-earth-to-the-north-pole-89464 (Accessed Nov 25, 2019)

Swank, Kris (2013) “The Hobbit and The Father Christmas Letters,” Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 32 : No. 1 , Article 9.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol32/iss1/9 (Accessed Nov 25, 2019)

Carpenter, Humphrey “The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien” published by Allen & Unwin, London. https://timedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2014/12/the_letters_of_j.rrtolkien.pdf (Accessed Nov 25, 2019)

Tolkien Gateway website, entry for “Arktik” http://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Arktik (Accessed Nov 25, 2019).

Ratecliff, John D., The History of the Hobbit, Harper Collins Publishers, EPub Edition © OCTOBER 2011 ISBN: 9780007369669. (Accessed Nov 25, 2019)

Lord of the Rhymes: https://youtu.be/2f86R_Z0_xI

Episode 17: Father Christmas Letters Part 1: Middle-Earth Connections

    <a href="https://discord.gg/B2ZWfKz">Join Athrabeth's Discord!</a></p><h3>Sources</h3><p>Tolkien, J.R.R., <i>Letters from Father Christmas</i>, edited by Baillie Tolkien, “eISBN 978-0-547-95190-4 v2.1216” (Accessed Nov 25, 2019).

Fimi, Dimitra, “J.R.R. Tolkien’s Christmas letters to his children bring echoes of Middle-earth to the North Pole” December 21, 2017, from the website called “The Conversation”- http://theconversation.com/j-r-r-tolkiens-christmas-letters-to-his-children-bring-echoes-of-middle-earth-to-the-north-pole-89464 (Accessed Nov 25, 2019)

Swank, Kris (2013) “The Hobbit and The Father Christmas Letters,” Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 32 : No. 1 , Article 9.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol32/iss1/9  (Accessed Nov 25, 2019)

Carpenter, Humphrey “The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien” published by Allen & Unwin, London. https://timedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2014/12/the_letters_of_j.rrtolkien.pdf (Accessed Nov 25, 2019)

Tolkien Gateway website, entry for “Arktik” http://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Arktik (Accessed Nov 25, 2019). 

Ratecliff, John D., The History of the Hobbit, Harper Collins Publishers, EPub Edition © OCTOBER 2011 ISBN: 9780007369669. (Accessed Nov 25, 2019)

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