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VTom Bombadil
Tom Bombadil A Romantic Hero For Our Times

J.Storer (with A.Taylor, T.Tailby)

How accurate is it to see Tolkien’s work  as a repudiation of Locke’s 17th century materialism ?

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How to introduce romance into a movie version of the Hobbit

Christine Ett

“Romance? In The Hobbit?! Why, for God’s sake? …”

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The Mysterious "Book of Mazarbul" Reveals More

Edward J. Kloczko

“J.R.R. Tolkien worked hard in order to present some examples of runic and tengwar script…”

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City of Still-Present Sorrow

Written for U.S. Memorial Day, May 30/31, 2010

A cairn we might build. - Legolas

Alyssa House-Thomas

Poem

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Rick Wakeman
Interview Rick Wakeman
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Marco Lo Music
Interview with Marco Lo Muscio

Marco Lo Muscio (1971) is one of the most versatile musicians of his generation...

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Interview with Paul Raymond Gregory

Tolkien was very descriptive his world comes alive with every page...

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Verlyn Flieger

Interview with Dimitra Fimi

UWIC Fantasy Courses...

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R E V I E W S
Verlyn Flieger
A review of: The Epic Realm of Tolkien - Volume 1

Here then is an informative and interesting book for those who like to explore new possibilities in Tolkien studies...

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One Ring

Review of the online One Ring online Facebook Game

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E D I T O R I A L Issue Seven July 2010

From the Editor – Alex Lewis

There is just over a month to go before the Festival in the Shire takes place and preparations are ongoing for an event that will I am certain be both memorable and enjoyable for all those who can attend. Much hard work is going into ensuring that as many different interests are catered for, from the serious academic to the fan who just wants to immerse themselves in Tolkien’s fantastic creativity. There will be a warm welcome for one and all.

Once more the immediate response of an online journal is shown for its value as just as your editor was about to release this issue, he learnt that we shall indeed be welcoming Rick Wakeman to play at the Festival in the Shire! For more details, see the specific announcement...

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General- LOTR Weapons set 3

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Festival in the Shire Journal - the magazine discussing all things Tolkien. News, interviews, music and art relating to Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit and other J.R.R. Tolkien stories

This months articles - Tom Bombadil A Romantic Hero For Our Times | How to introduce romance into a movie version of the Hobbit | The Mysterious "Book of Mazarbul" Reveals More | City of Still-Present Sorrow | Interview Marco Lo Muscio | Interview with Paul Raymond Gregory | Interview with Dimitri Fimi | A review of: The Epic Realm of Tolkien - Volume 1 | Review of the online One Ring online Facebook Game | Rick Wakeman

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