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Episode 58: Lesser-trod Paths with Clare Moore

Clare Moore can be found on Twitter: @claremoore914

YouTube presentation: “Clare Moore – ‘The Problem of Pain: Portraying Physical Disability in Tolkien’s Fantasy’” Originally presented at The Tolkien Society Summer Seminar, July 3, 2021. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYSj_Z5jy9w (Accessed Feb 24, 2023)

A List of Clare’s publications on “Tolkienists.org” website:

https://tolkienists.org/clare-moore/ (Accessed Feb 24, 2023)

Sources mentioned this episode:

Ria Cheyne: Disability, Literature, Genre: Representations and Affect in Contemporary Fiction

Open Source JStore link: https://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctvsn3pp7 (Accessed April 30, 2023)

Irina Metzler’s lecture: Tolkien and Disability (From the Tolkien Society Summer Seminar in 2016)

From the Tolkien Society’s YouTube: https://youtu.be/epx1d4fzmmw (Accessed April 30, 2023)

Lois Bragg, disability studies scholar:

https://www.researchgate.net/scientific-contributions/Lois-Bragg-2052429775 (Accessed April 30, 2023)

Dr. Dimitra Fimi, Tolkien scholar:

http://dimitrafimi.com/ (Accessed April 30, 2023)

Her book Clare mentioned: Tolkien, Race and Cultural History: From Fairies to Hobbits (Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, November 2008): https://dimitrafimi.com/books/tolkien-race-and-cultural-history-2/

Dr. Verlyn Flieger, Tolkien scholar:

https://english.umd.edu/directory/verlyn-flieger (Accessed April 30, 2023)

Victoria Holtz Wodzak: Tolkien’s Gimpy Heroes

From Mythlore, 10-15-2018, Volume 37, Number 1: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol37/iss1/7/ (Accessed April 30, 2023)

Victoria Holtz Wodzak: Tolkien Sidelined: Constructing the Non-Combatant in The Children of Hurin

From Mythlore, 4-15-2015, Volume 33, Number 2: https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwiThreKudL-AhUqI0QIHVEcAGIQFnoECAsQAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fdc.swosu.edu%2Fcgi%2Fviewcontent.cgi%3Farticle%3D1021%26context%3Dmythlore&usg=AOvVaw3sRCH2eSTO5sKMrbdmkkDa  (Accessed April 30, 2023)

John Garth’s essay: The Chronology of Creation: How J.R.R. Tolkien Misremembered the Beginnings of his Mythology

Found in the book: “The Great Tales Never End: Essays in Memory of Christopher Tolkien” edited by Richard Ovenden and Catherine McIlwaine 

Author’s website: https://johngarth.co.uk/ (Accessed April 30, 2023)

Megan Whalen Turner: The Queen’s Thief series 

Author’s website: http://meganwhalenturner.org/ (Accessed April 30, 2023)

Intisar Khanani: The Dauntless Path series 

Author’s website: https://booksbyintisar.com/ (Accessed April 30, 2023)

Episode 57: Fairy Fan Fiction

Citations

Rateliff, J. D. (2007). The History of The Hobbit (Vols. 1-­‐2). Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Tolkien, J. (1937). The Hobbit. New York, New York: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Tolkien, J. (1986). The Shaping of Middle-­‐Earth. (C. Tolkien, Ed.) Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Garth, John. Tolkien and the Great War: The Threshold of Middle-Earth. HarperCollins, 2011.

Episode 56: Bandaids Can’t Fix Arda

Tolkien Society, Oxonmoot 2023 registration: 

From their website: “Early Bird offer: enter the coupon code WIZARD2023 at the time of booking to receive £10 off your registration price. This coupon is valid until midnight on 28 February 2023 (UK time).” https://www.tolkiensociety.org/events/oxonmoot-2023/

Citations

  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, “Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: Appendix D. 
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, 
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, “The Númenórean Catastrophe & End of ‘Physical’ Arda” (edited by Michaël Devaux with the assistance of Christopher Tolkien and Carl F. Hostetter), in J.R.R. Tolkien, l’effigie des Elfes, La Feuille de la Compagnie
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King
  • Verlyn Flieger, Splintered Light (Revised Edition), 19. “Filled with Clear Light”, pp. 160-1
  • J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 131, (undated, written late 1951), p. 149
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Shaping of Middle-earth
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth’s Ring, “Part Four. Athrabeth Finrod ah Andreth”
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth

Episode 55: The (THREE?!) Kinslayings

Tolkien Society, Oxonmoot 2023 registration: 

From their website: “Early Bird offer: enter the coupon code WIZARD2023 at the time of booking to receive £10 off your registration price. This coupon is valid until midnight on 28 February 2023 (UK time).” https://www.tolkiensociety.org/events/oxonmoot-2023/

Clark, David. Kin-slaying in the “Poetic Edda”: The End of the World? Viking and Medieval Scandinavia Vol. 3 (2007), pp. 21-41

https://www.jstor.org/stable/45019134 (Accessed January 2, 2023)

Tolkien, J. R. R. The Silmarillion. Edited by Christopher Tolkien. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Apple Books edition.

Tolkien Gateway entry for Fëanor

https://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/F%C3%ABanor (Accessd Jan 2, 2023)

Tolkien Gateway entry for Kinslaying at Alqualondë

https://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Kinslaying_at_Alqualond%C3%AB (Accessd Jan 2, 2023)

Tolkien Gateway entry for Second Kinslaying

https://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Second_Kinslaying (Accessd Jan 2, 2023)

Tolkien Gateway entry for Third Kinslaying

https://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Third_Kinslaying

 (Accessd Jan 2, 2023)

Episode 54: Lesser-trod Paths with Wizard Way Kris

Citations

 

Athraplay RPG actual-play podcast info and audition form:

http://www.tinyurl.com/athraplay  

 

How to find Wizardwaykris-

Website: https://elf-boi.com/ 

WizardWay Merch (Spring): https://wizardwaykris.creator-spring.com/ 

TikTok: @wizardwaykris

You Tube: Wizard Way Kris https://www.youtube.com/c/wizardwaykris 

Twitter: @WizardWayKris

Instagram: @wizardwaykris

“You all are welcome here” merch: https://www.donmarshall72sstore.com/ 

 

Dawn Walls-Thumma’s website: http://dawnfelagund.com/

Episode 53: Interview with Dr. Sarah Schaefer and Dr. William Fliss, co-curators of J. R. R. Tolkien: The Art of the Manuscript

Thanks to our guests, Dr. Sarah C. Schaefer and Dr. William M. Fliss, the co-curator’s of “J.R.R. Tolkien: The Art of the Manuscript” at the Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University. 

Exhibition dates: August 19 – December 23, 2022

Exhibition website: https://www.marquette.edu/haggerty-museum/tolkien.php

Dr. Sarah C. Schaefer

Assistant Professor, Modern Art, Department of Art History, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Find Sarah on Twitter: @sarahcschaefer

Website: https://www.sarahcschaefer.com/

Check out her book!: “Gustave Doré and the Modern Biblical Imagination” published by Oxford University Press: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/gustave-dor-and-the-modern-biblical-imagination-9780190075811?cc=us&lang=en&

Dr. William M. Fliss

Archivist, Special Collections and University Archives, Raynor Memorial Libraries, Marquette University, Milwaukee 

Curator of the J. R. R. Tolkien collection at Marquette’s Raynor Memorial Library: https://www.marquette.edu/library/archives/tolkien.php  

Connect with Bill on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/TolkienMarquette

Check out The J.R.R. Tolkien Fandom Oral History Collection and schedule your interview with Bill!: https://www.marquette.edu/library/archives/Mss/JRRT/fandomoh.php

Exhibition catalog: 

“J.R.R. Tolkien: The Art of the Manuscript” 

https://shophaggerty.com/product/j-r-r-tolkien-the-art-of-the-manuscript-catalog-softcover-second-edition/

Episode 52: Orc Daddy

Citations

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Shaping of Middle-earth

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth’s Ring

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales

https://www.amazon.com/Tolkien-Race-Cultural-History-Fairies/dp/0230272843

Hobbitween 2022

Show Notes

The One Ring role playing game by Free League: https://freeleaguepublishing.com/en/games/the-one-ring/

Cast

Lore Master: James Pierson, @jpierson

Theo Fleetfoot: Max Jiménez

Ozzie Oiolaire: Zeke Pease, @ezpease,  @greenvillearms 

Iadar Listbalarion: Jude Vais, @eremiticjude

Pumpkins Proudfoot: Stef Midlock, @thenorthfour

Title music is “Lord of the Devil Rings” by Ponymusic, courtesy of Pond5

Soundscapes provided by Tabletop Audio, https://tabletopaudio.com

Additional Music and sound effects licensed from soundstripe, https://www.soundstripe.com  

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