LotR Reread: Sources and Other Texts

The deeper I got into this project, the more sources I looked into regarding the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. If you are interested in investigating them, here is a comprehensive list of books, podcasts, and videos I used to gain deeper insight into the texts:

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Tolkien

The Children of Hurin by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Tolkien

Beren and Lúthien by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Tolkien

The Fall of Gondolin by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Tolkien

Beowulf by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Tolkien

The Monsters and the Critics and Other Essays by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Humphrey Carpenter and Christopher Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography by Humphrey Carpenter

The Histories of Middle-Earth, vols. 1-5 by JR.R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Tolkien

 

Related Works:

Splintered Light: Logos and Language in Tolkien’s World by Verlyn Flieger

The Road to Middle Earth: How J.R.R. Tolkien Created a New Mythology by Tom Shippey

J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century by Tom Shippey

The Prancing Pony Podcast hosted by Alan Sisto and Shawn E. Marchese

How to Read J.R.R. Tolkien: Lecture at Carnegie Mellon University by Michael Drout (video)

The Silmarillion Primer by Jeff LaSala (blog)

The Fall of Arthur by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Tolkien

The Story of Kullervo by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Verlyn Flieger

The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Tolkien

The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Verlyn Flieger

The Tolkien Reader by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Smith of Wootton Major & Farmer Giles of Ham by J.R.R. Tolkien

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by J.R.R. Tolkien

Roverandom by J.R.R. Tolkien

Letters from Father Christmas by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Baillie Tolkien

The Annotated Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien and Douglas Anderson

The Atlas of Middle-Earth by Karen Wynn Fonstad

 

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