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The Bibliography

1910-1937 - The Early Years

1937 - The Hobbit

1938-1953 - The Middle Years

1954-1955 - The Lord of the Rings

1955-1973 - The Later Years

1974-1990 - After Tolkien Part 1

1991 Onwards - After Tolkien Part 2

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Other Credits

By all accounts Tolkien was a very amenable and helpful fellow. Due to this there are quite a number of books that credit him for contributions of various kinds - proof reading, offering advice & criticism and general encouragement, etc.

This area is currently under construction, but it will include the books listed below plus whatever else turns up in the meantime.

Elizabethan Acting. 1951Do you know of any other books that credit Tolkien for lending assistance? If so, please let me know.

An Introduction to Old Norse. E.V. Gordon. 1927. Clarendon Press. Tolkien read the proofs of the Grammar and made suggestions and corrections.

že Liflade ant te Passiun of Seinte Iuliene. S.R.T.O. d'Ardenne. 1936. University of Liege. JRRT helped with the revision of the glossary and grammar. Book is dedicated to him.

Roman Britain and the English Settlements. R. G. Collingwood and J.N.L. Myres. 1936. Clarendon Press. Tolkien helped 'untiringly with problems of Celtic philology.'

The Battle of Maldon. E.V. Gordon. 1937. Methuen. Tolkien read the proofs, made corrections and contributions, and offered solutions 'to many textual and philological problems'.

Viga-Glums Saga. G. Turville-Petre. 1940. Oxford University Press/Oxford English Monographs. Tolkien0 was a General Editor for the series and is credited in the Preface.

The Oxford Book of Greek Verse in Translation. T.F. Higham & C.M. Bowra. 1938. Oxford University Press. Tolkien helped with 'Introduction Part II - Greek Poetry in Translation'.

Elizabethan Acting. B.L. Joseph. 1951. Oxford University Press/Oxford English Monographs. JRRT contributed comments and encouragement. He was a General Editor for the series.

žorgils Saga ok Hafliša. Ursula Brown. 1952. Oxford University Press/Oxford English Monographs. JRRT contributed criticism and advice. He was a General Editor for the series.

Pearl. 1980Pearl. E.V. Gordon. 1953. Oxford University Press. Tolkien wrote part of the Introduction: 'Form and Purpose', and added notes and corrections.

Sir Orfeo. A.J. Bliss. 1954. Oxford University Press/Oxford English Monographs. Tolkien was a General Editor for the series and is credited in the Preface.

The Ancrene Riwle. M.B. Salu. 1955. Burns & Oates. Tolkien provided the Preface and  is credited in the Translator's Note.

The Peterborough Chronicle 1070-1154. Ed. Cecily Clark. 1958. Oxford University Press/Oxford English Monographs. Tolkien was a General Editor for the series.

The Old English Apollonius of Tyre. Peter Goolden. 1958. Oxford University Press/Oxford English Monographs. Includes Prefatory Note by JRRT. Tolkien was a General Editor for the series.

The Sonnets of William Alabaster. G.M. Story & Helen Gardner. 1959. Oxford University Press/Oxford English Monographs. Tolkien was a General Editor for the series.

The Seafarer. I.L. Gordon. 1960. Methuen. Tolkien worked on the original drafts with E.V. Gordon and contributed notes to the later drafts.

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