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J. R. R. Tolkien

(1892—1973) writer and philologist

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Tolkien, J. R. R.

Tolkien, J. R. R. (1892–1973)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

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2005
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Literature
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1,095 words

best known for his works of fantasy, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Though his first three

Tolkien, J. R.R.

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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b. South Africa. He was professor of Anglo-Saxon (1925–45) and English language and literature (1945–59) at

Tolkien, J. R. R.

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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2006
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Medievalist John Reuel Ronald Tolkien (1892–1972) is best known today for his epic fantasy The Lord of the

Tolkien, J. R. R.

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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2006
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(1892–1973), British scholar of Anglo- Saxon and medieval literature and writer of fantasy fiction, most notably The Hobbit

Tolkien, J(ohn) R(onald) R(euel)

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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British scholar and author, whose novels The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy became international best-sellers.

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