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Jason Fisher
Jason Fisher has been reading and thinking about the works of J.R.R. Tolkien for more than thirty years. Today, he is an award-winning writer and independent scholar specializing in J.R.R. Tolkien, the Inklings, and Germanic philology. He is also the editor of Mythprint, the monthly publication... show more

Jason Fisher has been reading and thinking about the works of J.R.R. Tolkien for more than thirty years. Today, he is an award-winning writer and independent scholar specializing in J.R.R. Tolkien, the Inklings, and Germanic philology. He is also the editor of Mythprint, the monthly publication of the Mythopoeic Society.Some of his recent publications include entries in the J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment (Routledge, 2006), as well as chapters in Tolkien and Modernity (Walking Tree, 2006), The Silmarillion: Thirty Years On (Walking Tree, 2007), Truths Breathed Through Silver: The Inklings' Moral and Mythopoeic Legacy (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007), Middle-earth Minstrel: Essays on Music in Tolkien (McFarland, 2010), and Middle-earth and Beyond: Essays on the World of J.R.R. Tolkien (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011). Jason has published scholarly essays and book reviews in Tolkien Studies, Mythlore, Beyond Bree, North Wind, Renaissance, and other publications.Tolkien and the Study of His Sources is Jason's first full-length collection. He has spoken at many universities and conferences, delivering lectures on J.R.R. Tolkien and the Inklings; contact him directly about his availability to speak at your college, library, conference, or convention. You can reach him at his blog, Lingwë - Musings of a Fish (http://lingwe.blogspot.com).
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The Charcoal Burner
The Charcoal Burner rated it 9 years ago
The essays vary in quality but the best are very good - and also useful.
Writing and Reading and Editing, O My!
So far, I'm enjoying this one. When I finish reading it, the review of this book will appear on the Sleeping Hedgehog: http://www.sleepinghedgehog.com
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