Looks at Tolkien’s sources and influences in literature, myth, and personal experience. Discusses the concept of “influence” and the mistaken modern “worship” of “utter originality.” Lists and describes some of his scholarly works.
Kilby, Clyde S.
"Tolkien As Scholar and Artist,"
Tolkien Journal: Vol. 3
, Article 2.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/tolkien_journal/vol3/iss1/2
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