Professor Tom Shippey is healthier identified for his books 'The street to Middle-earth' and 'J.R.R. Tolkien. writer of the Century'. but they aren't the one contributions of his to Tolkien experiences. through the years, he has written and lectured commonly on Tolkien-related issues. regrettably, lots of his essays, notwithstanding nonetheless topical, are not any longer on hand. the present quantity unites for the 1st time a variety of his older essays including a few new, as but unpublished articles.

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