The Tolkien Society publishes the following periodicals:
- Amon Hen (ISSN 0306-8781) - The bi-monthly
bulletin of the Tolkien Society.
- Mallorn (ISSN 0308-6674) - The annual
Journal of the Tolkien Society.
Details on the availability and cost of Back Issues of Amon Hen and Mallorn can be found here.
The Tolkien Society also sponsors a series of publications through
Roe Memorial Fund. Several of which are mentioned below.
The following volumes have been published by the Tolkien Society:
- Proceedings of the Tolkien
Centenary Conference 1992.
(ISBN 0-905520-06-8, US edition published by The
Mythopoeic Society ISBN 1-887726-04-7). Edited by Patricia Reynolds
and Glenn H. GoodKnight.
Contains 61 papers collected into the following sections:
- Recollection and Remembrances
- Tolkien Studies
- Sources and Influences
- Middle-earth Studies
- The Lord of the Rings
- The Inklings
- The Silmarillion
- Flights of Fancy
- Linguistics and Lexicography
- Response and Reaction
Full details of Proceedings... including cost and availability, can be found here.
- Travel and Communication in Tolkien's Worlds
Proceedings of the 10th Tolkien Society Seminar, Leicester, 1995. ISBN
0-905520-10-6. Published under the auspices of the Peter Roe Memorial
Fund, 1996. Edited by Richard Crawshaw. Contains the following papers:
- "The Palantíri - a study", by Alex Lewis
- "The Road Goes Ever On: Tolkien's use of the journey motive in constructing
The Lord of the Rings", by John Ellison
- "Who Mends the Roads: Superstructures without Substructures", by
- "First Catch Your Oliphaunt: A rambling look at the natural and unnatural
history of elephants", by Ruth Lacon
- "The Geography of the Shire: Reference Points for a study of communication",
by Ian Smalley
- "The History and Practice of Communications in the Shire", by Tom
- The First and Second Ages
Proceedings of the 5th Tolkien Society Workshop, Milton Keynes, 1990.
ISBN 0-905520-04-1. Published under the auspices of the Peter Roe Memorial
Fund, 1992. Edited by Trevor Reynolds. Contains the following papers:
- "From Fëanor to Doctor Faustus: A "creator" destroys himself",
by John Ellison
- "Before the Moon, Before the Sun: The Big Time in Tolkien's Mythology",
by Denis Bridoux
- "Purity and Danger in Middle-earth", by Chris Seeman
- ""Good People" - Elves of the First Age", by Alex Lewis
- Leaves from the Tree - J.R.R. Tolkien's Shorter Fiction
Proceedings of the 4th Tolkien Society Workshop, Beverly, 1989. ISBN
0-905520-03-3. Published under the auspices of the Peter Roe Memorial
Fund, 1991. Edited by Trevor Reynolds. Contains the following papers:
- "Tolkien and The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth", by Tom Shippey
- "In Search of the Bounce: Tolkien seen through Smith", by David Doughan
- "The why, and the how: Reflections on Leaf by Niggle", by John Ellison
- "The Lost Heart of the Little Kingdom", by Alex Lewis
- "Early Versions of Farmer Giles of Ham", by John Rateliff
- "Dragons from Andrew Lang's Retelling of Sigurd to Tolkien's Chrysophylax",
by Christina Scull
- "The Source of The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun", by Jessica Yates
- "Tom Bombadil and The Lord of the Rings", by Christina Scull
- "The Natures of Tom Bombadil - A Summary", by Charles Noad
- "The Real Tom Bombadil", by Patricia Reynolds.
- Some Light on Middle-earth, by Edward Crawford
ISBN 0-905520-02-5. Published under the auspices of the Peter Roe Memorial
Fund, 1995. The use of scientific techniques of social analysis to reveal
the nature of the Free Peoples. Chapters on:
- A Political Economy of The Shire
- The Modes of Production in the Southern Kingdoms of Middle-earth
- Logistics in the War of the Ring.
- Appendices on Feudal Incidents and Labour Services
- The Population Dynamics of The Shire
- Military Technology in the Third Age
- A Note on Mumaks.
- Tolkien and Romanticism
Proceedings of the Cambridge Tolkien Workshop 1988. Edited by I.R. Morus,
M.J.L. Percival and C.S. Rosenthal. Contains the following papers:
- "Servant of the Secret Fire", by Paul Bibire
- "Tolkien and the Development of Romance", by Alex Lewis
- "Tolkien, Wagner, and the End of the Romantic Age", by John Ellison
- "Bow-Wow or Pooh-Pooh: Natural Models of Language from Plato to Tolkien",
by Iwan Rhys Morus
- "Elf-Spear, The Wand of Youth, and the Starlight Express", by David
- "The History of Middle-earth Volume 24"
These publications, and a wide variety of other Tolkien-related publications,
including many unusual or hard-to-obtain volumes, are available from Tolkien
Society Trading Ltd. Full details are available on the Sales Page.