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Here are the latest posts about J.R.R. Tolkein on Writers Write:

  • Nicholas Hoult Plays J.R.R. Tolkien in Biopic (2019-05-06): Nicholas Hoult plays young J.R.R. Tolkien in a new film based on his life as a young man. The film looks at his relations and World War I experience as inspiration for his books.

  • Beowulf Epic Poem Has a Single Author Say Researchers (2019-04-14): Researchers say Beowulf had a single author after conducting a study using stylometry.

  • J.R.R. Tolkien's Beren and Luthien to be Published by HarperCollins (2016-10-24): J.R.R. Tolkien's classic love story Beren and Luthien will be published by HarperCollins. The story is the basis for the story of Aragorn and Arwen in The Lord of the Rings.

  • J.R.R. Tolkien's Beowulf Translation Will Be Published for the First Time in May (2014-03-20): Houghton Mifflin will publish J.R.R. Tolkien's Beowulf translation. Christopher Tolkien says his father expanded the backstories of the heroes and beefs up the dragon parts.

  • Simon Tolkien More Comfortable With Tolkien Name (2010-04-19): Simon Tolkien has long lived in the shadow of his grandfather, J.

  • HarperCollins Releasing Tolkien's Works in Ebook Format (2009-04-21): Fans of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings will soon be able to read the classic fantasy tales on their favorite ereader.

  • Tolkien Estate Gets Court Order Against File-Sharing Website (2007-02-24): The estate of J.

  • J.R.R. Tolkien Has a New Book Coming Out (2006-09-19): A new, previously unpublished work by J.R.R. Tolkien called The Children of Hurin will hit bookstores in April, 2007. Christopher Tolkien is helping to complete the work.