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J. R. R. Tolkien (1892-1973)


These are located on the 1st floor of Gumberg Library.

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

Tolkien & Lewis: Myth, Imagination & the Quest for Meaning     DVD 3666


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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More Works by Tolkien

Works by Tolkien

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.

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