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In Defense of Jackson’s Hobbit Trilogy: A closer look at the adaptations that have divided fans around the globe

In Defense of Jackson’s Hobbit Trilogy: A closer look at the adaptations that have divided fans around the globe by John Evans When Tolkien published The Hobbit during the thirties, he had no clue where his writings would take him. Even when his children’s book became a world classic, his heart predominantly thrived in the older, more linguistic works that ...

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Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit now in Paperback!

  Mythgard Institute founder, college professor and Tolkien scholar Corey Olsen (aka The Tolkien Professor) published Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit  on September 22nd of last year. This scholarly work takes an easy, conversational approach to the Tolkien’s first novel. It’s an easy read, informative, and written with a keen wit. It’s 336 pages present new insight to the text for ...

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Olsen and Beagle and Tolkien, Oh My!

This just in from Trish Lambert! Olsen and Beagle and Tolkien, Oh My! Mythgard Institute’s First Annual Mythmoot will be all Hobbit, all the time… It was a real problem. After listening to The Tolkien Professor for years, including this year’s Riddles in the Dark ‘cast conjecturing about Peter Jackson’s new film, I knew too much. There was no way ...

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