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JRR Tolkien was a Professor of Philology who created the world of Middle Earth. From his imagination came The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and other works including The Silmarillion.
Answer Personally, after reading the Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings in high school, I read his biography -- "J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography" by Humphrey Carpenter (guest-edited by Tolkien himself). This book is still in print and available from most large bookstores or in online bookstores (Amazon…
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Answer J.R.R. Tolkien wrote "The Silmarillion" that his son edited and published after his father's death. It is the history of the Elven folk from their creation onward. Tolkien's son Christopher, has compiled his father's notes about Middle Earth into ten volumes, called the History of Middle E…
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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was a devout Roman Catholic. He had devoted himself to Catholicism ever since his mother, Mabel Tolkien died in 1904 when he was only 12 years old. An example of this can be seen in his insistance that his wife Edith, an Anglican/Church of England convert to Catholicism and…
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Yes, he had three children.
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JRR Tolkien was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa. His parents were British and had gone there for his father's work with a bank. He came to England as a young child and lived there for the rest of his life. He spent his childhood in Warwickshire then went to Oxford University. He spent most of his…
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JRR Tolkien is a famous author who was known for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, both of which were made into movies. He was born on January 3rd, 1892 and died on September 2nd 1973. Tolkien was a professor at the University of Oxford.He was the author of The Hobbit and the Lord of the…
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King Edward's School, Birmingham and Exeter College, Oxford.
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It had many inspirations from the many parts of his life. One of these was World War I. He also put in themes from Catholicism and Christianity, as well as the effects of industrialization on the land. Lord of the Rings was believed to have been partially influenced by World War I because it was whi…
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Tolkien's full name is John Ronald Reuel Tolkien.
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He was a glover and whittawer. That is to say he made gloves and fine leather.
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Legally all pictures are still under copyright. They have not been released to the public domain. But if you go to Google Images and search JRR Tolkien you will find some of the pictures as advertisements for books and some web sites that have acquired permission to use them or claim 'fair use'.
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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was actually born in Bloemfontein in South Africa in 1892 when his English parents were there on business and was returned to Birmingham, UK when his father died in 1896. He lived the rest of his life in England.So the answer is yes- he was a British (note British not briti…
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He is the creator of Middle Earth and the author of the Silmarillion, The Hobbit, and The Lord of the Rings.
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J.R.R. Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892.He was born on January 3, 1892
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Both Book and film variants received a lot of credit and are globally recognised as being great books/films
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Christopher Tolkien published: The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin, Unfinished Tales, and History of Middle Earth. Also some non-Middle-Earth-related stories such as Roverandom, Leaf by Niggle, and Smith of Wootton Major.
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J.R.R Tolkien died of a bleeding ulcer, and a chest infection at age 81.
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The Hobbit
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The Lord of the Rings is not a trilogy. It is one novel divided into six "books" published in the three volumes/installments, the third of which is The Return of the King. And so the third book, containing more than one part to it, is called The Return of the King. In better words, the return of Ara…
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JRR Tolkien ( John Ronald Reuel Tolkien) died on September the 2nd, 1973, at age 81.
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Yes, they were. Tolkien helped lead Lewis back to Christ and they started the group called the Inklings together.
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I'm gonna go ahead and state the obvious by saying The Lord of the Rings trilogy (and The Hobbit, too). But there's tons of other things he's written, most of it having to do with Middle Earth and the goings on inside of it. Such works include: The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin, Unfinished Tal…
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Although there are many similarities between Runescape and World of Warcraft, they are two completely different games.  If it seems like one is copying from the other, then it is probably unintentional, or put in just to satisfy players.  Also, players of  both games continu…
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Tolkien wrote The Lord of the Rings, which was the most popular piece of English fiction for decades. The Lord of the Rings also gave rise to much of modern fantasy, setting a precedent for the style of writing to become as popular as it is today, and shaping the public perception of fantasy, althou…
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The Illustrations of JRR Tolkien. It contains all of his illustrations for The Hobbit. Many of the hardback editions of The Hobbit include his illustrations for that book. It also has a number of doodles he did during train trips.
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ORC is the name normally looked for in crossword puzzles. Sauron, Suramen and Nazgul are three others that might fit.
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JRR Tolkien is a renowned author known for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. He also wrote the Children of Hurin and The Simmilarion.
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JRR Tolkien died in 1973. His estate has been receiving all of the royalties from the books sales. The movie rights were sold long ago. Only film rights to the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings were sold. The estate recently settled a lawsuit regarding unpaid royalties which were part of the conditions o…
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He lived in Bloemfontein, South Africa and Birmingham for the beginning part of his life
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>>>>>>POles and not Polish<<<<<People live in Poland are called Polish.Pollocks
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The Silmarillion, Tolkien's unfinished magnum opus was compiled by his son, Christopher Tolkien, and published posthumously. Other posthumous works include The Children of Hurin, Unfinished Tales, The Histories of Middle-earth, and Roverandom.
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He is most famous for writing the Lord of the Rings.
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JRR tolkien knew around 35 diffrent languages.
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Yes, J.R.R. Tolkien served in World War I
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It seems that Tolkien had an IQ of 154.
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In his lifetime, J.R.R. Tolkien has created many languages for his Lord of the Rings series. His most developed ones (frankly, his only well developed ones) are Sindarin and Quenya, two Elvish languages. You mostly see Sindarin in LotR, but Quenya's still there. Elvish languages (although all not p…
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There were several, for example Quenya was his principal Elvish language.
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Bloemfontein, South Africa, (then the Orange Free State)
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Tolkien was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa, but spent most of his childhood (and adult life) in England.
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Of old age on 2 September 1973, at the age of 81. He was buried in the same grave as his wife Edith in Wolvercote Cemetery, Oxford.
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An American author who was born in 1835 is Mark Twain, whose real name was Samuel Clemens. He was born in Florida, Missouri on November 30, 1835 and died in Redding, Connecticut on April 21, 1910.
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J. R. R. Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892 and died on September 2, 1973. J. R. R. Tolkien would have been 81 years old at the time of death or 123 years old today.
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He is a polite and kind Hobbit who was conflicted.
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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien's (J.R.R. Tolkien) most famous books are The Lord of The Rings trilogy.
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Tolkien pictured 'Arda' as being the Earth as we know it many thousands of years ago.
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Tolkien invented elves, and popularized the concept. 'nuff said. brian eng is wronggggg! why would you trust wikianswers over me???
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There are indications that as young as 12 he was creating an Elvish type language, Quenya.
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Young John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (J.R.R Tolkien) attended King Edward's school in Birmingham in the years of 1910 and 1911. Where he excelled in the early and modern English Language. In 1911 he attended Exeter college of Oxford.
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Tolkien passed away in England where he lived most of his life.He was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa
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He had another children's book called Mr. Bliss and Roverandom that was published A Middle English Vocabulary (1922) Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Middle English text, 1925) Some Contributions to Middle-English Lexicography (1925) · The Devil's Coach Horses (1925) Ancrene Wisse and Hali Meið…
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The author JRR Tolkein wrote a great many works, but is most famous for the following: The Hobbit (1937) (and the following which is considered the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy:) The Fellowship of the Ring (1954) The Two Towers (1954) The Return of the King (1955) See the "Related Links" below …
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J.R.R Tolkien was raised a Catholic. When he married his wife Edith she also became a Catholic.
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Latin French German Middle and Old English Finnish Italian Spanish Danish Dutch (various time frames)
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J. R. R. Tolkien died on September 2, 1973 at the age of 81.
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There have not been any published books that have used Tolkien's elven language. There are numerous 'fan' written stories that have used Elvish and some attempts have been made to write entirely in elvish, but none have been made available commercially.
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He named his first car "Jo"
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It varies from edition to edition and country to country. The first editions of The Hobbit were illustrated by Tolkien himself. Much of his art work was used throughout future editions and for the covers of some of the paperback editions.
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He was a soldier in the First World War. He then worked on the Oxford English Dictionary before becoming a University Professor. He was also of course a writer and he published scholarly works related to his academic study of Anglo Saxon and Middle English poetry as well as his famous fictional work…
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He got Trench Fever during the Battle of the Somme in World War I. He was sent back to England and never served again.
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Tolkien created several languages which appear in Middle-Earth. The best defined of these are the Elvish languages of Quenya and Sindarin, which are based on Welsh. The tongues of men are based on Old English.
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In addition to The Hobbit, Tolkien wrote the six books of The Lord of the Rings normally published in 3 volumes (Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and Return of the King). His son compiled his notes and published what he wrote in a history of Middle Earth that set the stage for the Ring, The S…
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Tolkien's most famous work is The Lord of the Rings, followed closely by its precursor, The Hobbit. He also wrote a number of less well-known books: Smith of Wootton Major, Farmer Giles of Ham, Leaf by Niggle and The Adventures of Tom Bombadil. He also compiled an extensive history of Middle-Earth, …
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Sauron forged the Nine Rings for Men, the Seven Rings given to the Dwarf Lords, and forged the One Ring by and for himself alone.
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The Silmarillian was edited and published by Tolkien's son, Christopher.
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In the 1930s.No it was later than that. It wasn't started until after The Hobbit was published (which was in 1937) and wasn't completed until the mid 1950s - the final volume was published in 1955.
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Tolkien worked on Hebrew sections of the English version of the Jerusalem Bible, a French translation originally prepared from original texts. The English version followed the French with diligent comparison to the original texts.
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JRR Tolkien died nearly forty years ago so he doesn't live anywhere! He was born in South Africa but was brought to England as a small child and grew up in the Birmingham area. Apart from time travellin around with the Army in World War 1 and and few years teaching in Leeds and in retirement in Bran…
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1971, at the age of 82.
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J.R.R. Tolkien was married to Edith Bratt
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Bilbo Baggins is the main character in The Hobbit, by JRR Tolkien. He also appears in a small way in The Lord of the Rings by the same author.
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The main antagonist in The Lord of the Rings is Sauron. Saruman also serves as an antagonist. The servants of these are mainly orcs, but include the Nazgul (ringwraiths) and other individuals, like the Mouth of Sauron. The antagonist in The Silmarillion is Melkor/Morgoth, the evil Valar. In The Ho…
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He attended Oxford University
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J. R. R. Tolkien was a strong Catholic, and some of the themes in the Lord of the Rings reflect that. However, in many interviews Tolkien denies direct allegorical influences and that it is not a religious text. A repeating theme in Lord of the Rings is the Garden of Eden symbol that is expressed in…
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He co-published with E. V. Gordon, a definitive edition of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, in 1922.
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The primary dwarf in The Lord of the Rings is Gimli.
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Yes
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Simply put, until Tolkien created the hobbits, they didn't exist.
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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien had four children: John Francis Reuel Tolkien (17 November 1917 - 22 January 2003)Michael Hilary Reuel Tolkien (22 October 1920 - 27 February 1984)Christopher John Reuel Tolkien (born 21 November 1924)and Priscilla Mary Anne Reuel Tolkien (born 18 June 1929)
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None directly. ____ He didn't directly base them on any particular persons or other characters, but he did draw inspiration from his own life. Tolkien was in love with Edith Bratt, who eventually became his wife, but was forbidden by his guardian to marry her until he turned 21. We can see two si…
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He borrowed the name, but everything else about orcs in Middle-Earth is original.
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To show how evil can devour the whole goodness of a person's being, leaving only the shell that is of memories past of what that person used to be. Plus, I think Tolkien wanted to portray how blind empathy from a cariing person can be taken advantage of by another whose deceptive ways dominate the r…
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He showed the evil of technology through things that Saruman and the orcs did although it was more the evil of destroying the earth. The goodness of growing things can be seen in Samwise's character as well as the elves and other hobbits in their love of nature and gardening.
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There are the ents, the creatures that look like trees and have great wisdom and knowledge. They herd treelike creatures called Huorns. But the most important tree is the White Tree of Gondor, the White Tree of Númenor that was they symbol of the King of Gondor.
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The third volume is called "The Return of the King". Tolkien would have preferred the title "The War of the Ring" since it revealed less of the ending.
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The Fellowship of the Ring The Two Towers Return of the King
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{| |- | The Lord of the Rings is considered of great literary merit by many. It was named as the best novel of the century in one survey. The outstanding prose is descriptive and well thought out, bringing a new world to life in the minds of millions of readers around the world. |}
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They were engaged in Birmingham, in January 1913, and married in Warwick, England, on March 22, 1916.
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As a matter of fact, he had three sons. These were John Tolkien, Michael Tolkien, and Christopher Tolkien. His third son, Christopher, is the most famous, because he compiled and published several works that J.R.R. Tolkien had died without releasing. Much of what we know about the early history of M…
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They all knew what capital letters were good for. The other thing is their genre: fantasy.
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J.R.R. Tolkien was a professor at Oxford University in England. I believe he taught language.
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Naturally. And why shouldn't they? Tolkien purists are infinitely more intelligent, thoughtful, and have more refined tastes than "Trekkies," Star Wars fanatics, Harry Potter geeks, Twi-hards, and any other fandom fans you can come up with. Tolkien purists even have the self-endowed right to look do…
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J. R. R. Tolkien is my favorite author. He was a Catholic who wrote the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the Hobbit. He is dead.
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