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Entries from July 2009

Summer Reading

July 24th, 2009 · Comments Off on Summer Reading

…we have a new edition of Tolkien in the collection, The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun, his retelling in verse of  two Norse myths (edited by Christopher Tolkien).  Spending time in the pleasant summer months (c’mon,  a few days have been pleasant) reading and rereading Tolkien is certainly summer time spent well, and with Odyssey Online about to take a two week vacation, I thought I’d recommend new materials about Tolkien that we’ve got in the collection.  We’ve been working to build the collection of scholarship on Tolkien, and these books ought to tide everyone over until we’re back to making recommendations in mid-August:

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Recommended Reading

July 21st, 2009 · Comments Off on Recommended Reading

…tomorrow night I’ll be conducting a seminar on writing haiku for area teens at the Rensselae