Tolkien was far more concerned that we take his novel on its own terms as a work of art than that we arrive at some correct interpretation.
For the 50th anniversary of Tolkien’s death, I want to celebrate some of his major contributions to the study of medieval literature.
What can Tolkien’s lesser-known stories tell us about the world he created?
The new series is part of the expansive world created by J.R.R Tolkien across several books, including The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit.
The Lord of the Rings paperback edition could be said to have sparked the commercial fantasy genre as we know it.
Amazon’s new Lord of the Rings TV show, The Rings of Power, takes place thousands of years before the popular movie franchise, and tells a story from deep Tolkien lore.
Not all heirs and executors take the same view when it comes to publishing posthumous work.
Linguist Alison Long helped translate a best-selling novel into the latest BBC television drama.
J.R.R. Tolkien wrote letters to his children from Father Christmas every year for 23 years. And they’re filled with elves, goblins and playful polar bears.