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Episode 15: Tolkien’s Languages: Part 1

    <p><a href="https://discord.gg/B2ZWfKz">Join Athrabeth's Discord!</a></p><h3>References, Notes and Useful Links</h3><ul><li>Brackmann, Rebecca. “‘Dwarves Are Not Heroes’: Antisemitism and The Dwarves in J.R.R. Tolkien's Writing.” Mythlore, vol. 28, no. 3, 10 Apr. 2010. 109/110 Spring/Summer.<ul><li><a href="https://dc.swosu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1172&amp;context=mythlore">https://dc.swosu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1172&context=mythlore</a></li></ul></li><li>Tolkien reciting namarie: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6de_SbVUVfA">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6de_SbVUVfA</a></li><li>Tolkien singing namarie: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkuHrD_xlJY">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkuHrD_xlJY</a></li><li>Hostetter, Carl F. “Elvish as she is spoke” <a href="http://www.elvish.org/articles/EASIS.pdf">http://www.elvish.org/articles/EASIS.pdf</a></li><li><a href="http://www.elvish.org/gwaith/movie_elvish.htm">http://www.elvish.org/gwaith/movie_elvish.htm</a></li><li>Convenient condensed writeups of the various Tolkien languages covered<ul><li>Fauskanger, Helge K. “Valarin - like the Glitter of Swords.” Ardalambion, folk.uib.no/hnohf/valarin.htm (accessed 8 September 2019)</li><li>Fauskanger, Helge K. “Various Mannish Tongues - the sadness of Mortal Men?” Ardalambion, folk.uib.no/hnohf/mannish.htm (accessed 8 September 2019)</li><li>Fauskanger, Helge K. “Quenya - the Ancient Tongue” Ardalambion, folk.uib.no/hnohf/quenya.htm (accessed 8 September 2019)</li><li>Fauskanger, Helge K. “Sindarin - the Noble Tongue” Ardalambion, folk.uib.no/hnohf/sindarin.htm (accessed 8 September 2019)</li><li>Fauskanger, Helge K. “Adûnaic - the vernacular of Númenor” Ardalambion,folk.uib.no/hnohf/adunaic.htm (accessed 8 September 2019)</li><li>Fauskanger, Helge K. “Orkish and the Black Speech - base language for base purposes” Ardalambion, folk.uib.no/hnohf/orkish.htm (accessed 8 September 2019)</li></ul></li></ul><h3>Sources</h3><ul><li>J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Qenya Phonology", in Parma Eldalamberon XII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 22</li><li>J.R.R. Tolkien, "Quenya Phonology", in Parma Eldalamberon XIX (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 22</li><li>J.R.R. Tolkien, "Quenya Grammar", in Parma Eldalamberon XIX (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 28-34</li><li>J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages", in Parma Eldalamberon XII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 12</li><li>Letter 176. In H. Carpenter and C. Tolkien (Eds.), The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien.New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin</li><li>Gilson and Wynne, ‘The Growth of Grammar in the Elven Tongues’ 1992</li><li>Gilson, Christopher, “<i>Narqelion</i> and the Early Lexicons. Some Notes on the First Elvish Poem”, in Vinyar Tengwar 40 (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), p. 6</li><li>Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lost Road and Other Writings. Ed. Christopher Tolkien. Vol. 5. Boston &amp; New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1987. Print. History of Middle­ earth.</li><li>Tolkien, J.R.R. Sauron Defeated. Ed. Christopher Tolkien. Vol. 9. Boston &amp; New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. Print. History of Middle­ earth.</li><li>Tolkien, J.R.R. War of the Jewels. Ed. Christopher Tolkien. Vol. 10. Boston &amp; New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1993. 301­66. Print. History of Middle ­earth.</li><li>Tolkien, J. R. R. “Appendices” in The Lord of the Rings. Allen &amp; Unwin.</li></ul>

Episode 14: Quenya Catholic Prayers

    <h3>Sources</h3>
  • Tolkien, J.R.R. ""Words of Joy": Five Catholic Prayers in Quenya. (Part One)" Ed. Patrick Wynne, Arden R. Smith, and Carl F. Hostetter. Vinyar Tengwar 43 (2002): 5­38. Print.
  • Tolkien, J.R.R. ""Words of Joy": Five Catholic Prayers in Quenya. (Part Two)" Ed. Patrick Wynne, Arden R. Smith, and Carl F. Hostetter. Vinyar Tengwar 44 (2002): 5­20. Print.
  • Tolkien, J.R.R. "The Qenya Phonology and Lexicon." Ed. Christopher Gilson, Carl F. Hostetter, Patrick Wynne, and Arden R. Smith. Parma Eldalamberon 12 (1998)
  • Garth, John. Tolkien and the Great War : the threshold of Middle-earth. London: HarperCollins, 2003.
  • Letter 142. In H. Carpenter and C. Tolkien (Eds.), The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien.New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin

Episode Mentions

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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 12: A Tale of Two Tolkien Biographies

Jude and Stef review the new Tolkien biopic, as well John Garth’s “Tolkien and the Great War”. Some beefs are had.

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

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