Meditations on Middle-Earth – edited by Karen Haber

"Meditations on Middle-Earth" edited by Karen Haber.

“Meditations on Middle-Earth” edited by Karen Haber.


Title: Meditations on Middle-Earth
Author(s): Douglas A. Anderson, Poul Anderson, Orson Scott Card, Charles de Lint, Diane Duane, Raymond E. Feist, Esther M. Friesner, Lisa Goldstein, Greg Hildebrandt, Tim Hildebrandt, Robin Hobb, Glenn Hurdling, Ursula K. Le Guin, George R.R. Martin, Terry Pratchett, Michael Swanwick, Harry Turtledove, Terri Windling
Editor(s): Karen Haber
Cover Artist: John Howe
Interior Artist(s): John Howe
Language: English
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
Published: November 2001
ISBN-10: 0312275366
ISBN-13: 9780312275365
Notes: These are all essays about Middle-Earth, with one interview.
Contents:
   “Preface: The Beat Goes On” by Karen Haber
   “Introduction” by George R.R. Martin
   “Our Grandfather: Meditations on J.R.R. Tolkien” by Raymond E. Feist
   “Awakening the Elves” by Poul Anderson
   “A Changeling Returns” by Michael Swanwick
   “If You Give a Girl a Hobbit” by Esther M. Friesner
   “The Ring and I” by Harry Turtledove
   “Cult Classic” by Terry Pratchett
   “A Bar and a Quest” by Robin Hobb
   “Rhythmic Pattern in the Lord of the Rings” by Ursula K. Le Guin
   “The Longest Sunday” by Diane Duane
   “Tolkien After All These Years” by Douglas A. Anderson
   “How Tolkien Means” by Orson Scott Card
   “The Tale Goes Ever On” by Charles de Lint
   “The Mythmaker” by Lisa Goldstein
   “‘The Radical Distinction…’: A Conversation with Tim and Greg Hildebrandt” interview of Tim and Greg Hildebrandt by Glenn Hurdling
   “On Tolkien and Fairy-Stories” by Terri Windling

The Lost Road and Other Writings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Title: The Lost Road and Other Writings
Series: The History of Middle-Earth, Middle-Earth
Number in Series: 1 (one), n/a
Author(s): J.R.R. Tolkien
Editor(s): Christopher Tolkien
Cover Artist: John Howe
Language: English
Original Publisher: Unwin Hyman
Originally Published: August 1987
Publisher: Del Rey
Published: November 1996
ISBN-10: 0345406850
ISBN-13: 9780345406859
Notes: Christopher Tolkien is not mentioned as an author or editor anywhere in the book. The unsigned Preface talks about “my father”, so it’s likely by him. Everything is by J.R.R. unless otherwise noted.
Contents:
   “Preface” by Christopher Tolkien
   “The Fall of NĂșmenor”
   “The Lost Road”
   “The Nameless Land” (poem)
   “The Song of Aelfwine” (poem, incomplete)
   “The Song of Aelfwine” (poem, final)
   “Silmarillion II: Annals of Valinor”
   “Silmarillion III: Annals of Beleriand”
   “AinulindalĂ«”
   “The Lhammas”
   “Quenta Silmarillion”
   “The Etymologies”