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When and where was J.R.R. Tolkien born?

J.R.R. Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892, in Bloemfontein. Bloemfontein was then part of the Orange Free State, an independent Boer sovereign republic under British suzerainty in Southern Africa during the second half of the...

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Tolkien and Diversity: A Seminar Report

No Tolkien Society Seminar has ever attracted as much attention as the one held digitally on the weekend of July 3rd/4th. The announcement of “Tolkien and Diversity” was met with enthusiastic expressions of...

The fortieth Roving Ranger

Folks, a warm welcome to this, the fortieth Roving Ranger newsletter. Nota bene: This week it is a very short newsletter but enjoy nonetheless! Events Another Tolkien Lecture has been delivered, this time...