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Wandering Within

“Not all those who wander are lost.”

Photograph copyright Mike Yost 2017


A J.R.R Tolkien Biopic is in the Works

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos

Well… it had to happen sooner or later right? In an exclusive report by Deadline, a J.R.R Tolkien biopic is happening and its already got a director. 127 more words

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Still on the subject of the Hobbit...

Clamavi De Profundis has a recording of “Far Over Misty Mountains Cold.” They sing Howard Shore’s tune to all 20-odd verses of the original poem(s), including a contrasting melody for Durin’s Song. 70 more words


Why Do We Enjoy Suffering in Literature?

Why do we enjoy tragedies? Why is there something almost pleasant about an elegy.

We watch King Lear, knowing that the moment will come when he carries Cordelia out. 1,533 more words


Most Epic Heroine Silmaril Award Presentation #SilmAwards2017

The time has come at last, and you’re so excited to be attending the Most Epic Heroine Award Ceremony. You hurry to a door and knock quickly, hoping you’re not too late; the woods of Ithilien left you a little lost and you had to ask the way from a Gondorian guard. 1,502 more words


"All of these authors engage in world-making in a deep sense"

But in one respect, the world of Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire is just as traditionally fantastical as the worlds of Grandfather Tolkien, Pious Uncle C.

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Humility Helps

‘Perilous to us all are the devices of an art deeper than we possess ourselves.’

J.R.R. Tolkien:  The Two Towers:  The Palantír

This is another nugget of wisdom from Tolkien’s pen.  

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