Examines and describes the methods and ways in which Tolkien used and modified the Finnish epic The Kalevala in his creation of the tales that became The Silmarillion.
Himes, Jonathan B.
"What J.R.R. Tolkien Really Did with the Sampo?,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 22
, Article 7.
Available at: http://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol22/iss4/7