https://www.libertyclassroom.com A glorious thanks to my great friend, Tom Woods, a man of intense and abiding virtue. I’ve just completed my second set of courses for his Liberty Classroom. The course is on Mythology and the Western Tradition…. Read More
YES! Throw any superlative you want out there, I’m your man!!! Thank you, NYT! http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/24/books/review/russell-kirk-american-conservative-by-bradley-j-birzer.html
A visit with Tolkien 1966 From THE LIVING CHURCH (February 5, 1978), 11-12.
A fascinating talk given by biographer Humphrey Carpenter in 1987. carpenter remembers jrrt 1987
Interesting take on Ace Paperbacks and Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. 1965. Not sure what I think of the take on Treebeard. And, notice the final comment (post-article) about anti-Catholicism. ace tolkiens 1965
Interesting but short look at Tolkien’s estate, several months after his death. Tolkiens Will 1974
jrrt wins fantasy award 1957
This looks pretty gorgeous. Available for pre order.
Source: Lester del Ray, “A Report on J.R.R. Tolkien,” Worlds of Fantasy 1 (1968): 84-85. Nothing could seem less revolutionary than being a Professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, with a chief interest in such works as Beowulf and… Read More
Source: Harvey Breit, “Oxford Calling,” New York Times Book Review (June 5, 1955), pg. 8. “How does it happen that a writer of children’s books (who began that way, if we may believe his critics) can end by… Read More