Ten facts about Professor Tolkien at School (part 1)

Ten facts about Professor Tolkien at School (part 1)

Our favorite portions of the Professor’s legendarium did not just magically appear. It’s marvelously fascinating to explore (or revisit) Tolkien’s own journey in academia. Enjoy these five fast facts. Yes, he was brilliant and writing stories at a very early age. In a letter to W.H. Auden, the Professor explained his own childhood fascination with…

Back to School with the Professor

Call for entries – September 2020

September’s theme is: Back to School with the Professor In anticipation of our September content, the essay question is: With the Professor’s academic experience in mind, describe a Tolkien scene from The Hobbit or The Lord of the Rings that displays his literary prowess in extra-special ways. Explain the special connections you see. We look forward…