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rticles and essays
  • Frodo’s dreams - Marek Gumkowski

    M. Gumkowski’s article “Frodo’s dreams” discusses the function and meaning of dreams in The Lord of the Rings and how they reflect the protagonist’s state of mind, reveal his latent traits and forecast future events.

    H.K. Fauskanger’s humorous text “Good sides of Sauron” enumerates ten virtues of Sauron and shows that he could not have been thoroughly evil.

  • Who’s blowing? - M. Błaszkiewicz

    M. Błaszkiewicz’s essay “Who’s blowing? Gods in epic and The Lord of the Rings” considers the role of gods in the literature in question and their influence on its climate and plots.

  • Sauron’s war with the elves 1693–1701. A draft monograph. - M. Leœniewski

    M. Leœniewski’s article “Sauron’s war with the elves 1693–1701. A draft monograph” presents the conflict, its course and circumstances.

  • Representations of Queen Mab in English literature from Shakespeare to Susanna Clarke - B. Błaszkiewicz

    B. Błaszkiewicz’s text “Representations of Queen Mab in English literature from Shakespeare to Susanna Clarke”, which is based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s “On Fairy-Stories”, discusses the evolution of the character of Mab in the last four centuries and argues if it can be blamed for the degradation of the notion of fairies.

anfiction and poetry
  • Two halves - U. Kotwica

    U. Kotwica’s in her thought-provoking “Two halves” suggests that in Losgar only the body of one of the twins died and his fëa entered the other twin’s hröa, and she asks if this is possible.

  • Palantír - J. Tymiński

    J. Tymiński’s “Palantír” focuses on the important event only mentioned in The Lord of the Rings – Aragorn’s “talk” with Sauron via the palantír – and its outcome.

eviews and interviews
  • An interview with Agnieszka Sylwanowicz 'Evermind HS Took' - conducted by Jakub Tymiński 'Ominous'

  • About The Hobbit, joke and allegory once again – a polemic against Maria Błaszkiewicz’s article - Tadeusz Andrzej Olszański 'Halbarad Dúnadan'

  • A long-expected end – a review of the extended DVD edition of The Hobbit. The Battle of the Five Armies Agnieszka Sylwanowicz 'Evermind HS Took'

  • A review of the game The Lord of the Rings: War in the North - Krzysztof Mysiak 'Draugnimir'
    The Lord of the Rings: War in the North: Snowblind Studios. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, (Poland)) 2011.

  • Tolkien in the context of his times a review of Dimitra Fimi’s book Tolkien, Race and Cultural History Agnieszka Sylwanowicz 'Evermind HS Took'
    Dimitra Fimi, Tolkien, Race and Cultural History. From Fairies to Hobbits, Palgrave

  • On laundry tickets, inspirations, fanfiction and collecting points. A few words about the publication of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Story of Kullervo Michał Leœniewski 'M.L.'
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Story of Kullervo, red. Verlyn Flieger, HarperCollinsPublishers, London 2015, 168 p.

  • The Lord of the Rings for the eye a review of Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull’s The Art of The Lord of the Rings Agnieszka Sylwanowicz 'Evermind HS Took'
    Wayne G. Hammond, Christina Scull, The Art of The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien, HarperCollinsPublishers, London 2015, 240 p.

    There is a hobbit genealogical crossword puzzle designed by Karolina Stopa-Olszanska 'Melinir'. You will find also Tolkien news from Poland and abroad.


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