J. R. R. Tolkien (1892-1973)
These are located on the 5th floor of Gumberg Library and may be borrowed using your Duquesne ID card.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey DVD 2886
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug DVD 2886A
Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring DVD 1018
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers DVD 1019
Lord of the Rings: Return of the King DVD 1020
Welcome to this Gumberg Library research guide on J.R.R. Tolkien and his works. Not only was he the author of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings, some of the most popular books every written, but before that, was a renowned professor who taught and wrote about Old English and Norse literature. This guide will link the student researcher to works by Tolkien as well as to a number of different kinds of information sources about Tolkien and his works, including: reference works for background, books, databases for finding journals articles, as well as high-quality videos, and information on citation and how to get materials not owned by the Gumberg from other libraries. We hope you will find this guide useful.
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On this page you will find the major works by Tolkien that are available in the Gumberg Library. To see other editions of these works, as well as all books by Tolkien available through the Gumberg Library, click the link below.