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Undergraduate thesis by Madeline Keyser, 'From Marginalia to Middle-earth: sixteen philological books and their influence on J.R.R. Tolkien's fiction'

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MS. Eng. d. 4283

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Thesis completed as part of the English Honors Program at the Texas A&M University, using volumes from Tolkien's philological library held at Texas A&M University Library and Tolkien's academic papers and personal library at the Bodleian.

Dates

  • 29 Apr 2015

Extent

1.0 volume

Language of Materials

English

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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. d. 4283

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12291

Overview

Undergraduate thesis by Madeline Keyser, 'From Marginalia to Middle-earth: sixteen philological books and their influence on J.R.R. Tolkien's fiction'

Biographical / Historical

J.R.R. Tolkien was a philologist who spent most of his career at the University of Oxford, researching and teaching Old and Middle English. He is the author of fantasy works, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Further details can be found in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Madeline Keyser, 2015.
Title
Undergraduate thesis by Madeline Keyser, 'From Marginalia to Middle-earth: sixteen philological books and their influence on J.R.R. Tolkien's fiction'
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Catherine McIlwaine
Date
2016
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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