Books edited, translated, or with contributions by J.R.R.Tolkien

1915 - Oxford Poetry 1915 - contains Goblin Feet
1922 - Fifty New Poems for Children
1922 - Fourteenth Century Verse & Prose
1925 - Sir Gawain and The Green Knight
1927 - The Year's Work in English Studies 1925
1928 - A New Glossary of the Dialect of the Huddersfield District
1929 - Essays and Studies
1932 - Report on the Excavation of the Prehistoric, Roman, and Post-Roman Site in Lydney Park, Gloucestershire
1936 - Songs for the Philologists
1940 - Beowulf and the Finnesburg Fragment
1944 - Sir Orfeo
1953 - Pearl
1955 - The Ancrene Riwle
1962 - Ancrene Wisse
1967 - The Road Goes Ever On
1971 - Attacks of Taste
1975 - Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo
1977 - J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography
1978 - The Inklings
1982 - Finn and Hengest
 
 
 
 

In this section you can find all books to which Tolkien contibuted, reaching fom part of the editorial staff towards helper and adviser 'behind the scenes'. Tolkien spend a lot of time helping out others and most of the works that resulted from this genorous helping, are not mentioned as his work but in reality are.

It is said that Tolkien spended hours and hours with his students (wished i could have been one of them), giving them that much help that in the end their work was almost completely his. Also his fellow academic collegues got the same kind attention.

All this off course results in an impressive list of work Tolkien contributed to, and to a certain extend the list is still growing. It is very hard to track down all work with contributions of Tolkien, since there are really so many. Also the kind of books show a lot of variation, they for example contain poetry (oxford poetry, fifty new poems for children,...), religious texts (the jerusalem bible), essays (essays and studies, elizabethan acting,...), etc.

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