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LINKS FOR UNIT STUDY ONE- Exploring the Author
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The One Ring. Net (TORN)-- This premiere movie site has all the latest updates on The Lord of the Rings movie related topics, including fan conventions. Please be cautious about visiting this site as all of the pages may not be student (or Christian) friendly.
The Tolkien Archives-- This page produced by the New York Times contains numerous Tolkien-related articles from their archives. Contains original book reviews, articles on Tolkien's life and impact, as well as a selection of interesting quizzes and other resources to test and expand your knowledge.
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HM- T. Letters* The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Great insights into the man and his world. Eminently quotable!
Edited by Humphrey Carpenter
HM- T. Bio* J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography
The only authorized biography of Tolkien. An excellent resource.
by Humphrey Carpenter
LINKS FOR UNIT STUDY TWO- Exploring Languages
Readings of Old English Poetry-- Hear Old English poetry read. Also has links to Old English fonts.
Readings of Middle English-- Hear a reading of a portion of the Middle English poem Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.
640 Familiar Phrases from the King James Version of the Bible from Bartleby's Quotations--
Philologists, who chase
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SUGGESTED BOOKS for more in depth study:
HM- Languages* The Languages of Middle Earth Basic primer for Elvish and other Middle English languages.
by Ruth S. Noel
D- Middle EnglishA Middle English Reader and Vocabulary
Middle English anthology includes excerpts from the Wycliffe Bible. Notes and extensive Middle English vocabulary by Tolkien--his first published work! (Reg. $22.95)
by Sisam and Tolkien