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Posted at 11:03 on 25 May 2014

New Zealand’s Sunday Star Times talks about ‘The Angst of Adaptation’ – translating a book to film – and interviews Philippa Boyens about writing The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings films.

Posted at 9:00 on 22 May 2014

Today, Tolkien’s translation of the Old English epic poem Beowulf is published. Written in 1926, the book includes J.R.R. Tolkien’s original poem ‘Sellic Spell’.

Posted at 8:52 on 21 May 2014

Monolith Productions, the company behind last year’s Guardians of Middle-earth video game, have release a new trailer for their upcoming game, Shadow of Mordor.

Posted at 11:07 on 27 May 2014

Ethan Gilsdorf at Boing Boing has published an extensive interview with Tolkien artist John Howe on his role with The Hobbit films.

Posted at 12:34 on 22 May 2014

The Middle-earth Network and Legendarium Media have announced that an audio tape featuring a speech by Tolkien in 1958 will undergo restoration. Although the tape’s existence was no secret, it was known to few, and has been kept away in the collection of René van Rossenberg, the owner of [...]

Posted at 11:53 on 21 May 2014

Here is a list of all known reviews of Tolkien’s Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary released by HarperCollins and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on Thursday 22nd May 2014. This article will be updated regularly and sorted by date (most recent at the bottom).

Posted at 20:42 on 19 May 2014

The article ‘A vision of Middle-earth‘ by Paul Tankard, written for The Times Literary Supplement, is available to read online. The article, published in September 2012, provides information about Mary Fairburn, the artist for the 2015 Tolkien Calendar.

Posted at 18:54 on 18 May 2014

The next series of podcasts in the Mythgard Academy programme, starting Tuesday 20 May at 9:30pm EST, will focus on The Book of Lost Tales Part One.

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