Investigates the oft-maligned Tom Bombadil chapters of The Lord of the Rings, revealing their centrality to Tolkien’s philosophy and Tom’s frequently overlooked symbolic importance at later points in the book.
Treschow, Michael and Duckworth, Mark
"Bombadil's Role in The Lord of the Rings,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 25
, Article 13.
Available at: http://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol25/iss1/13