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
Copyright held by Artist
Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021