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J.R.R. Tolkien

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.
She could have been inspired by many authors of her time, if her  style of writing is like any other author who lived before  September 2, 1973 and after January 3, 1892, then she could have  been influenced by him/her                           ...
green and blue as he liked nature
JRR Tolkien was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa on the 3rd of  January, 1892. When he was a young boy his mom moved to England  with his younger brother after his father died. He eventually went  on to study at Exeter College specialising in Anglo-Saxon and  Germanic languages and classic...
The 2 main things that people have written are "Into the Abyssal Chain" by Adam Penksi and "Chains and Dragons" by Rowen Homwell. These 2 books have many common story and relations to "The Hobbit".
When Tolkien was a toddler and living in South Africa he was bitten  by a large, venomous spider. Fortunately, one of the family maids  was present, and quickly sucked the poison out of his ankle. She  proceeded to take him to a gathering place in the POC territory and  tell the story to the...
Doctor Humphrey? Or Doctor Tolhurst.
The goblins put out their torches. They also put on soft shoes rather than noisy boots. And they sent their fastest and smallest goblins to follow them.
The dwarves wish to take back their home and treasure from the dragon who killed most of their family and stole their treasure.
J. R. R. Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892.
Yes, he was quite a poet. He is most famous for his novels, but he also wrote poems. Many of these were used in his books.
Professor Tolkien wrote many books, including: The HobbitLeaf by NiggleOn Fairy-StoriesFarmer Giles of HamThe Homecoming of BeorhtnothThe Fellowship of the RingThe Two TowersThe Return of the KingThe Road Goes Ever On (with Donald Swann)Smith of Wootton MajorWorks published after his death:Sir...
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...
J. R. R. Tolkien is most famous for his "Lord of the Rings" series of books, which critics say is the "best fantasy epic of our time." The Lord of the Rings became so famous it was made into a movie series and won 17 Oscars all-together.
J.R.R. Tolkien wrote both fictional as non-fictional material. His first published academic work was 'A Middle English Vocabulary' in 1922. His first fictional book was 'Songs for the Philologists', consisting poetry and published in 1936.
The Ringwraiths were at their most powerful when unclothed and at night.
  He married Edith Bratt on March 22, 1916.
He developed trench fever (a disease carried by lice) as was common in the dugouts.
Tolkien was friends with CS Lewis.
They were conceived as the leaders of the Avari, "the Unwilling", those Elves who were unwilling to go on the Great March to Aman. It seems as if the two characters - about whom nothing else is known other than their names - were later abandoned.
J.R.R Tolkien had a brother called Hilary Arther Reuel Tolkien born in 1894.
The Shire was inspired by rural England. No specific place.
J.R.R. Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892.
Edith Bratt's grandparents were shoemaker William (born 1824 - died 1891) and Jane Bratt (nee Grove, born 1831). Edith's mother Frances Bratt had at least following siblings: George, Jane, Elizabeth, Rosa, Alice, Eva and Ernest William.
Tolkien was talking about that awesome occasion when two large  thunderstorms collide in the atmosphere.   -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   The "thunder-battle" described in the Hobbit is a ...
'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy.
J.R.R. Tolkien taught medieval Germanic languages and literature -- specific lecture topics included Old English, Beowulf, Middle English, Chaucer, Old Norse, the Eddas, Gothic and the Legends of the Goths, etc.
Both Book and film variants received a lot of credit and are globally recognised as being great books/films
Yes, they were friends after the Great War.
He liked to read and play rugby, i think. :P
J.R.R. Tolkien served only during the first World War .
He lived most of his life in England.
The Sindarin word for father is 'adar'. The less formal variation is 'ada', which is more or less equivalent to 'dad' or 'daddy'.
Tolkien had a group of friends that listened to each other read excerpts of their writing. They would discuss and critique the readings. The called themselves the Inklings and met in a pub.
he wanted to write stories for his children
Australia is not located underground, although it does have an extensive system of underground caves in some areas of the continent. Australia is called "Down Under" not because it's literally underground, but because it's located below the equator (which is an imaginary line drawn around the earth...
Tolkien served for the English army in France. He was at the Somme and he fought in the Battle of Thiepval Ridge.
They were both part of a group called The Inklings. The primary author that people know was C.S. Lewis. A third author, Charles Williams, was also a regular member. .
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.
oon DOH me el the "oo" in the first syllable is pronounced like the"oo" in "look".
Tolkien's most famous work is The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Slightly less famous, but in the same setting are The Hobbit and The Silmarillion. They all happen in the same fictional world. Other books include Farmer Giles of Ham, Roverandom, Smith of Wootton Major, Leaf by Niggle, The Adventures of...
Indeed, it is by Tolkien, part of the Hobbits' Walking-Song near  the beginning of Fellowship of the Ring.
He wrote the book at the request/urging of his friends (Inklings) after he read/told portions of it to them. But he originally told and made up the story as a bedtime story for his children.
He retired in 1959 (aged 67) from and continued to live in Oxford until moving to Bournemouth to spend the last few years of his life in peace. He died in 1973.
Both The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings include Gandalf as a major character, but Gandalf existed during Tolkien's other books as well.
He wrote her in part with Mary, the mother of Jesus, in mind. He also used her to show how powerful the draw of the ring is and how the time of the elves is ending.
To be yourself and not let the normal/traditional citizens in your society keep you from doing great things. (That's one thing I got from it.)
JRR Tolkien served in the army during WW1, then worked for a short time at the Oxford English Dictionary. He taught for a few years at Leeds University before getting a post at Oxford University where he remained for the rest of his working life.
J.R.R Tolkien died of a bleeding ulcer, and a chest infection at  age 81.
He wrote the hobbit and the lord of the rings
high probability that tolkien was a freemason and considering the links between them and the illuminate who have had an agenda in Muslim countries since the crusades for god and in more recent times oil he will have been part of that, but if you look at lord of the rings i think he is warning us ,...
Many of his books feature a photo of him on the back. Use your  favorite search engine and you will find many of them. He is often  wearing a tweed jacket and holding a pipe.
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...
JRR Tolkien ( John Ronald Reuel Tolkien) died on September the 2nd, 1973, at age 81.
JRR Tolkien's novels The Lord of the Rings are said to be the best fantasy literature of the century and, probably, all time. His books are the most thought through things I have ever read, and it is nearly impossible to find holes in his logic.
J.R.R. Tolkien died on September 2, 1973.
  Frodo Baggins, the son of Drogo Baggins and Primula Brandybuck
At the age of 16, Tolkien met Edith Mary Bratt. They were kept apart by Tolkien's guardian until he became an adult and rekindled the romance. Edith and Ronald were formally engaged in Birmingham, in January 1913, and married at Warwick, England, at Saint Mary Immaculate Catholic Church on 22 March...
I think that Bruce Payne would be great as Sauron. Payne is a magnificent actor who has received many plaudits for playing villains such as the psychopathic Charles Rane in 'Passenger 57', the werewolf Adam Garou in 'Full Eclipse', the wacky FBI agent Karl Savak in 'One Tough Bastard', the vengeful...
His imagination and clarity of people and scenes is overwhelming.
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There is not a singular novel by JRR Tolkien, as he wrote many. A few that I can name off the top of my head, (And that I love) Are The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Hobbit, and Unfinished...
Yes, they were. Tolkien helped lead Lewis back to Christ and theystarted the group called the Inklings together.
When the dwarves saw the treasure they were amazed and started to put the treasure in their pockets
Tolkien did his own illustrations for "The Hobbit" but not all editions use them. Pauline Baynes (most famous for illustrating the Narnia books by CS Lewis) illustrated Tolkien's book "Farmer Giles of Ham" at Tolkien's request and did other illustrations for him. Many artists have illustrated...
UK author Christopher Tolkien is 93 years old (birthdate: November21, 1924). His father was author J.R.R. Tolkien.
  They are all names of asteroids:   2309 Mr. Spock, 17059 Elvis, 2675 Tolkien, 1814 Bach, 2001 Einstein, 5450 Sokrates   info from http://www.wikipedia.org/
How to write like Tolkien: Well Tolkien is a marvelous author, and he writes in a rather archaic form which is very unique. As well as this he does not describe a figure's physical appearance, he sort of judges them.
Pretty much right away on the second page, though on some editions it might actually be page 3.
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Tolkien was inspired by numerous different things such as his Catholic faith, the war that killed many of his friends, myths from different cultures, and other things that happened in his life.
There is some challenge to what the time frame was. It was about 7 or eight years, but could have been a bit longer. It was published in 1937. His sons seem to recall parts of the story from sometime in the 1928 to 1930 time frame..
  If you mean "what is Tolkien's genre" (that is to say, the literary category into which his writing falls), then the answer would be high fantasy. Tolkien is widely considered to be the pioneer of this genre: his work was unprecedented, and may never be equalled. If, on the other hand, you...
He's dead, so he isn't writing anymore. He DID write fantasy books.
Yes, he had a younger brother, Hilary Tolkien (1894-1976).
  he was born in southafrica
Tolkien liked to play with languages. He invented his own language, that in his books was spoken by Elves. There were different dialects of Elvish, the most prominent being Quenya and Sindarin. He also liked to play with names, giving them a meaning, and not just jumbling together sounds.One of...
Yes. The Lord of the Rings was made into trilogy produced by Peter Jackson, released 2001-3. The Lord of the Rings film trilogy starred Elijah Wood (Frodo), Sir Ian McKellen (Gandalf), Sean Astin (Sam), Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn/Strider), Billy Boyd (Pippin), Dominic Monaghan (Merry), Sean Bean ...
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...
JRR Tolkien wrote his book in the genre of fantasy