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Tolkien and Fantasy

Musings on Tolkien and modern fantasy literature.

  • By Douglas A. Anderson
  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly 14 posts per year
  • First post on

Posts per year

Data for this chart is available in the table below
Posts per year
Year starting Posts
2020 10
2021 12
2022 6
2023 11
2024 5

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

Richard Adams on THE SILMARILLION
The fact that Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, was one of the first reviewers of The Silmarillion on its publication in 1977, seems to have long escaped Tolkienists, and Tolkien bibliographers. The review is …
On , by Douglas A. Anderson, 67 words
Roald Dahl's 1973 Revisions to CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
The 1964 & 1973 Knopf dwThe recent hullabaloo over posthumously revising classic texts to conform to contemporary ideologies reminded me that I have long wanted to look into the changes Roald Dahl himself made in …
On , by Douglas A. Anderson, 77 words
R.I.P. Richard Mathews (1944-2024)
I just googled to see if my old friend Richard Mathews was still the Director of the University of Tampa Press, only to find out that he died last month. I met him at the …
On , by Douglas A. Anderson, 79 words