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2010 - 2001


Review of Elizabeth Solopova. 2009. Languages, Myths and History. An Introduction to the Linguistics and Literary Background of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Fiction. North Landing: North Landing Books, in Hither Shore 7:241-242.


Review of Alex Lewis und Elizabeth Currie. 2009. The Epic Realm of Tolkien: Parto One – Beren and Lúthien. Moreton-in-Marsh: ADC Publications, in Hither Shore 6:245-247.

Review of Thomas Scholz. 2009. Weit entfernte Wunder. Zur Konstruktion von Raum und Zeit in der englischen Fantasyliteratur am Beispiel von J.R.R. Tolkiens The Hobbit. (ALPH 4). Frankfurt am Main etc.: Peter Lang, in Hither Shore 6:250-251.

Review of Pia Skogeman. 2009. Where the Shadows Lie. A Jungian Interpretation of Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. Wilmette, Illinois: Chiron Publications, in Hither Shore 6:252-253.

Review of Tolkien Studies 6 (University of Virginia Press), in Hither Shore 6:255-259.

Review of Dimitra Fimi. 2008. Tolkien, Race and Cultural History. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, in Tolkien Studies 6:289-294.

Review of Robert D. Fulk, Robert E. Bjork and John D. Niles (eds.). 2008. Klaeber’s Beowulf. (4th edition). Toronto, Buffalo and London: University of Toronto Press, in Literaturwissenschaftliches Jahrbuch 50:323-324.

Review of Richard North. 2006. The Origins of Beowulf. From Vergil to Wiglaf. Oxford: Oxford University Press, in Das Mittelalter 14.2:186-188.


Review of Judith E. Tonning and Brendan N. Wolfe (eds.). 2008. The Chronicle of the Oxford University C.S. Lewis Society. Oxford: The Oxford C.S. Lewis Society, in Hither Shore 5:241.

Review of Fanfan Chen. 2007. Fantasticism. Poetics of Fantastic Literature. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, in Hither Shore 5:244-247.

Review of Verlyn Flieger und Douglas A. Anderson (eds.). 2008. Tolkien On Fairy-stories. London: HarperCollins, in Hither Shore 5:248-249.

Review of Lynn Forest-Hill (ed.). 2008. The Mirror Crack’d. Fear and Horror in JRR Tolkien’s Major Works. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, in Hither Shore 5:251-254.

Review of Tolkien Studies 5 (University of Virginia Press), in Hither Shore 5:259-261.

Review of Dimitra Fimi. 2008. Tolkien, Race and Cultural History. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, in Hither Shore 5:266-267.

Review of Robert Allen Rouse. 2005. The Idea of Anglo-Saxon England in Middle English Romance. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, in Das Mittelalter 13.2:176-177.

Interview (in German) in Phantastik Couch. Click here for interview


Review of Janet Brennan Croft (ed.). 2007. Tolkien and Shakespeare. Essays on Shared Themes and Language. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, in Hither Shore 4:207.

Review of Trevor Hart and Ivan Khovacs (eds.). 2007. Tree of Tales: Tolkien, Literature, and Theology. Waco TX: Baylor University Press, in Hither Shore 4:208-209.

Review of Jane Chance and Alfred K. Siewers (eds.). 2005. Tolkien’s Modern Middle Ages. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, in Hither Shore 4:231-234.

Review of Janet Brennan Croft (ed.). 2004. Tolkien on Film: Essays on Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings. Altadena, CA: The Mythopoeic Press, in Hither Shore 4:234-236.


Review of Tolkien Studies 3 (University of Virginia Press), in Hither Shore 3:263-265.

Review of Robert Eaglestone (ed.). 2005. Reading The Lord of the Rings. New Writings on Tolkien’s Classic. London und New York: Continuum, in Hither Shore 3:268.

Review of Stuart D. Lee and Elizabeth Solopova. 2005. The Keys of Middle-earth. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, in Hither Shore 3:274.


Review of Christopher Harper-Bill and Elisabeth van Houts (eds.). 2002. A Companion to the Anglo-Norman World. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, in Das Mittelalter 9:177.

Review of Elaine Treharne (ed.). 2002. Writing Gender and Genre in Medieval Literature: Approaches to Old and Middle English Texts. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, in Das Mittelalter 9:189.

Review of Philippa Hardman (ed.). 2002. The Matter of Identity in Medieval Romance. Woodbridge: D.S. Brewer, in Das Mittelalter 9:176-77.

Review of Tolkien Studies 2 (University of Virginia Press), in Hither Shore 2:265-268.

Review of Jörg Knobloch (ed.). 2005. Praxis Lesen: z.B. Tolkien. Lichtenau: AOL and Frank Weinreich. 2002. Mentor Lektüre Durchblick: J.R.R. Tolkien. The Lord of the Rings/Der Herr der Ringe. München: Mentor Verlag, in Hither Shore 2:269-271.

Review of Douglas A. Anderson (ed.). 2003. Tales before Tolkien: The Roots of Modern Fantasy. New York: DelRey, in Hither Shore 2:271-272.

Review of Marjorie Burns. 2005. Perilous Realms. Celtic and Norse in Tolkien’s Middle-earth. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, in Hither Shore 2:272-273.

Review of Lin Carter. 1969. Tolkien: A Look Behind The Lord of the Rings. Reprinted and revised 2003. London: Gollancz, in Hither Shore 2:274.

Review of Verlyn Flieger. 2005. Interrupted Music. The Making of Tolkien’s Mythology. Kent, Ohio: The Kent State University Press, in Hither Shore 2:275-276.

Review of Alex Lewis and Elizabeth Currie. 2005. The Forsaken Realm of Tolkien. J.R.R. Tolkien and the Medieval Tradition. Oswestry: Medea Publishing, in Hither Shore 2:278-279.

Review of Lynnette R. Porter. 2005. Unsung Heroes of The Lord of the Rings. From the Page to the Screen. Westport, CT and London: Praeger, in Hither Shore 2:279-280.

Review of Alexander van de Bergh. 2005. Mittelerde und das 21. Jahrhundert. Zivilisationskritik und alternative Gesellschaftsentwürfe in J.R.R. Tolkiens The Lord of the Rings. Trier: WVT, in Hither Shore 2:285.

Review of James Simpson. 2002. The Oxford English Literary History Volume 2 (1350-1547): Reform and Cultural Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, in Das Mittelalter 10.2:181.

Review of Frederick M. Biggs, Thomas D. Hill, Paul E. Szarmach and E. Gordon Whatley (eds.). 2001. Sources of Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture. Volume I: Abbo of Fleury, Abbo of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, and Acta Sanctorum. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, in Anglia 123.2:289-290.

Review of Robert G. Benson and Susan J. Ridyard (eds.). 2003. New Readings of Chaucer’s Poetry. Woodbridge: D.S. Brewer, in Anglia 123.2:296-298.


Review of Andrew James Johnston. 2001. Clerks and Courtiers: Chaucer, Late Middle English Literature and the State Formation Process. Heidelberg: Carl Winter, in Literaturwissenschatliches Jahrbuch 45:340-343.

Review of Katja Lenz and Ruth Möhligs (eds.). 2002. Of dyuersite & chaunge of langage. Essays Presented to Manfred Görlach on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag C. Winter, in English Studies 85:569-570.

Review of Tim William Machan. 2003. English in the Middle Ages. Oxford: Oxford University Press, in Variations 12:315-317.

Review of John Garth. 2003. Tolkien and the Great War. The Threshold of Middle-earth. London: HarperCollins, in Variations 12:317-318.

Review of Tolkien Studies 1 (University of Virginia Press), in Hither Shore 1:175.

Review of Jane Chance (ed.). 2003. Tolkien the Medievalist. London: Routledge, in Hither Shore 1:177-179.

Review of Jane Chance (ed.). 2004. Tolkien and the Invention of Myth. A Reader. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky, in Hither Shore 1:179-181.

Review of Matthew Dickerson. 2003. Following Gandalf. Epic Battles and Moral Victory in The Lord of the Rings. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, in Hither Shore 1:181-182.

Review of Neil Heims. 2004. Great Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, in Hither Shore 1:184-185.

Review of Edmund Wainwright. 2004. Tolkien’s Mythology for England. A Middle-earth Companion, Firthgarth: Anglo-Saxon Books, in Hither Shore 1:190-191.

Review of Rose A. Zimbardo and Neil D. Isaac (eds.). 2004. Understanding The Lord of the Rings. The Best of Tolkien Criticism. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, in Hither Shore 1:191-192.


Review of Irma Taavitsainen, Terttu Nevalainen, Päivi Pahta and Matti Rissanen (eds.). 2000. Placing Middle English in Context. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, in Anglia 121:108-110.

Review of Eric Gerald Stanley. 2000. Imagining the Anglo-Saxon Past: ‘The Search for Anglo-Saxon Paganism’ and ‘Anglo-Saxon Trial by Jury’. Cambridge: Brewer, in Anglia 121:643-644.


‘Legends of Middle-earth: two recent scholarly publications on J.R.R. Tolkien’s writings.’ Review of Verlyn Flieger and Carl F. Hostetter (eds.). 2000. Tolkien’s Legendarium: Essays on The History of Middle-earth. Westport: Greenwood Press, and George Clark and Daniel Timmons (eds.). 2000. J.R.R. Tolkien and His Literary Resonances: Views of Middle-earth. Westport: Greenwood Press, in Variations 8:157-160.

‘Cross-channel Communications.’ Review of Alan Hindley, Frederick W. Langley and Brian J. Levy. 2000. Old French – English Dictionary. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, in Variations 9:146-147.


‘Author of the Century? New Publications on Tolkien.’ Review of Harold Bloom (ed.). 2000. J.R.R. Tolkien. (Modern Critical Views). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, and Tom A. Shippey. 2000. J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century. London: HarperCollins, in Variations 6:192-194.

‘King Arthur and His Neglected Relations – New Publications on Medieval Romance.’ Review of Roberta L. Krueger (ed.). 2000. The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Romance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press and Ad Putter and Jane Gilbert (eds.). 2000. The Spirit of Medieval English Popular Romance. London and New York: Longman, in Variations 7:172-174.

Review of Dorothy Yamamoto. 2000. The Boundaries of the Human in Medieval English Literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press, in HJEAS (Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies) 7.1:161-164.