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  Expand entire thread Sticky: General notice re book discussions and the use of copyrighted materials Ataahua 38959 1 Jun 20 2007, 12:34pm Jump to last post in thread (by Wynnie)

  Expand entire thread Sticky: ** The Fellowship of the Ring, Book II, reading schedule: from 3/29 - 5/10 ** Brethil 362 1 Thu, 8:31pm Jump to last post in thread (by Brethil)

  Sticky: Thread Locked Welcome to the Reading Room (-->Including links to old RR discussions!) Altaira 36688 0 Dec 28 2006, 3:11am Jump to last post in thread (by Altaira)

Sticky: How Best to Contact an Admin for Help Kyriel 31614 0 Mar 31 2009, 10:44pm Jump to last post in thread (by Kyriel)

  Expand entire thread Silmarilion Discussion: Chapter 16 -- "Of Maeglin" Maciliel 12973 380 Jun 16 2013, 10:27am Jump to last post in thread (by noWizardme)

  Expand entire thread Silmarillion Discussion, Chapter 19: Of Beren and Luthien: Love, etc. CuriousG 18880 343 Jul 8 2013, 8:00pm Jump to last post in thread (by Brethil)

  Expand entire thread The Fellowship of the Ring Discussion, Chapter Two: The Shadow of the Past Kim 13000 226 Dec 22 2014, 1:11am Jump to last post in thread (by Brethil)

  Expand entire thread 'The Fellowship of the Ring' Discussion, Chapter One: A Long-Expected Party Rembrethil 23880 186 Dec 17 2014, 2:33pm Jump to last post in thread (by Rembrethil)

  Expand entire thread The Numenorean Kingdoms, part XI - bridge-film material? sador 22781 182 Feb 8 2009, 9:47pm Jump to last post in thread (by simplyaven)

  Expand entire thread Reading Room Culture Dreamdeer 24061 177 Mar 19 2009, 9:38pm Jump to last post in thread (by Idril Celebrindal)

  Expand entire thread The Tale of Years (Appendix B): Part I – The 2nd Age, 1 -1600 Morthoron 6378 160 Mar 15 2009, 9:15pm Jump to last post in thread (by Eowyn of Penns Woods)

  Expand entire thread need help filling in some blanks please (First Age, Elros, Elrond, Gil-galad, etc.) erynion 11436 159 Jun 9 2013, 9:36am Jump to last post in thread (by wildespace)

  Expand entire thread Do Elves have free will? visualweasel 17232 156 Mar 23 2009, 3:18pm Jump to last post in thread (by visualweasel)

  Expand entire thread **Unfinished Tales Discussion - Disaster of the Gladden Fields noWizardme 16194 154 Mar 6 2014, 8:28am Jump to last post in thread (by Plurmo)

  Expand entire thread It's Tolkien Reading Day! Post your ABCs of Tolkien here. N.E. Brigand 56652 148 Apr 4 2010, 7:52pm Jump to last post in thread (by Compa_Mighty)

  Expand entire thread Volunteers for next few Silmarillion chapters? CuriousG 2454 141 Apr 18 2013, 10:52am Jump to last post in thread (by Maciliel)

  Collapse **CoH Discussion** I. The Childhood of Túrin: 1. Ancestry squire 1034 134 Jun 18 2007, 12:05pm Jump to last post in thread (by Daughter of Nienna)
       begats be boring a.s. 289 0 Jun 18 2007, 12:21pm
       As usual, you Prepared! Curious 293 0 Jun 18 2007, 4:27pm
       Collapse not a big fan of the opening Menelwyn 287 1 Jun 18 2007, 6:17pm
           Or you could have the Gaffer Curious 276 0 Jun 18 2007, 7:38pm
       Collapse For me, a major flaw Aunt Dora Baggins 290 3 Jun 18 2007, 7:35pm
           Collapse Seriously, I recently Curious 292 1 Jun 18 2007, 7:48pm
               I saw that post and thought it was a great idea.// Aunt Dora Baggins 235 0 Jun 18 2007, 7:52pm
           Doesn't LotR give its ending away? // N.E. Brigand 104 0 Jun 23 2007, 4:22am
       Collapse All these names and thumbnail sketches Curious 300 1 Jun 18 2007, 11:40pm
           Húrin, Túrin, Durin. N.E. Brigand 160 0 Jun 23 2007, 4:32am
       Collapse The rest of my reply. Curious 267 4 Jun 19 2007, 11:27am
           Collapse Not quite a throwaway line. N.E. Brigand 246 3 Jun 19 2007, 12:56pm
               Collapse Childer of Hurin as a saga Stanislaus B. 248 2 Jun 19 2007, 5:17pm
                   Yes, Beowulf starts out in a similar vein.// Curious 199 0 Jun 19 2007, 7:03pm
                   But did original listeners of Njal's Saga... N.E. Brigand 159 0 Jun 23 2007, 4:40am
       untimely deaths Wynnie 247 0 Jun 19 2007, 12:44pm
       Collapse Saga style, plus a question Modtheow 307 107 Jun 20 2007, 2:26am
           Collapse An answer FarFromHome 247 104 Jun 20 2007, 7:01am
               Collapse What I like about it in LotR Curious 226 17 Jun 20 2007, 12:19pm
                   Collapse I enjoy the archaisms in LotR too FarFromHome 244 16 Jun 20 2007, 2:23pm
                       Collapse CoH suffers for having multiple styles. N.E. Brigand 230 15 Jun 20 2007, 3:17pm
                           Collapse Still not satisfied Modtheow 226 1 Jun 20 2007, 4:07pm
                               "As for the Bears, they throve and multiplied..." N.E. Brigand 115 0 Jun 23 2007, 5:30am
                           Collapse But the first chapter... N.E. Brigand 205 12 Jun 20 2007, 5:02pm
                               Collapse Not so difficult words? Stanislaus B. 200 8 Jun 20 2007, 5:27pm
                                   I don't think it's about comprehension FarFromHome 170 0 Jun 20 2007, 6:01pm
                                   Collapse The words aren't difficult. N.E. Brigand 258 6 Jun 20 2007, 6:41pm
                                       Collapse Not difficult, by archaic Stanislaus B. 147 3 Jun 20 2007, 6:56pm
                                           Collapse "easy and comfortable" vs "engaging" squire 140 1 Jun 20 2007, 7:28pm
                                               Yes, there are two different issues here. Curious 103 0 Jun 22 2007, 2:09pm
                                           "Dwelt" for "lived". N.E. Brigand 107 0 Jun 23 2007, 5:45am
                                       Collapse Well, Eco is a very interesting writer FarFromHome 149 1 Jun 20 2007, 7:40pm
                                           "written to please himself"? N.E. Brigand 120 0 Jun 23 2007, 5:59am
                               Collapse I've just been reading through FarFromHome 190 2 Jun 20 2007, 5:50pm
                                   Collapse Some more "over-written" authors Stanislaus B. 169 1 Jun 20 2007, 6:09pm
                                       Tom Shippey uses a similar argument. N.E. Brigand 144 0 Jun 20 2007, 6:45pm
               Collapse Tolkien's style Stanislaus B. 236 85 Jun 20 2007, 4:41pm
                   Some really good comments at that link! N.E. Brigand 198 0 Jun 20 2007, 5:26pm
                   *mods up* thanks for that blog link Wynnie 135 0 Jun 20 2007, 6:28pm
                   Collapse The Worm Hour-oh-bore-us a.s. 161 69 Jun 20 2007, 8:34pm
                       Collapse Childer of Hurin are a saga Stanislaus B. 143 68 Jun 20 2007, 9:27pm
                           Why don't people write sagas anymore? N.E. Brigand 118 0 Jun 20 2007, 9:44pm
                           Collapse yes, but the question is a.s. 136 66 Jun 20 2007, 11:04pm
                               Collapse terse and impersonal = saga Modtheow 136 64 Jun 21 2007, 3:03am
                                   Collapse There's subject-matter and then there's style FarFromHome 149 11 Jun 21 2007, 9:15am
                                       Collapse The flowers of the wild, the Tigers of Detroit. N.E. Brigand 148 7 Jun 21 2007, 5:49pm
                                           Collapse Yes, I thought about that FarFromHome 106 6 Jun 21 2007, 8:11pm
                                               Collapse Of course we are. Curious 115 5 Jun 21 2007, 8:52pm
                                                   You can't write bad... N.E. Brigand 101 0 Jun 21 2007, 8:55pm
                                                   Collapse But if the style is meant FarFromHome 142 3 Jun 21 2007, 9:21pm
                                                       Collapse It's worse than dialect. Curious 114 2 Jun 21 2007, 10:17pm
                                                           Collapse Tolkien liked to hone his writing style by reading it out loud squire 128 1 Jun 21 2007, 10:27pm
                                                               At least he never wrote an epic Curious 125 0 Jun 22 2007, 12:12am
                                       Collapse "The flowers of the wild" tells/describes a lot more Daughter of Nienna 110 2 Jun 23 2007, 4:27am
                                           Collapse It's a dandy line. // N.E. Brigand 76 1 Jun 23 2007, 4:33am
                                               I find it rather prim, Rose. // a.s. 80 0 Jun 23 2007, 2:31pm
                                   Collapse hmmm, well. yes. a.s. 111 51 Jun 21 2007, 11:01am
                                       Collapse "Much have I seen, and much have I done." N.E. Brigand 131 50 Jun 21 2007, 11:59am
                                           Collapse ah, yes! Modtheow 129 49 Jun 21 2007, 1:23pm
                                               Collapse Stilted = artificial Curious 146 48 Jun 21 2007, 7:24pm
                                                   Collapse natural and authentic Modtheow 135 45 Jun 22 2007, 2:35am
                                                       Well, here's how the Curious 131 0 Jun 22 2007, 3:06am
                                                       Collapse Now that's very interesting to hear FarFromHome 142 1 Jun 22 2007, 8:19am
                                                           Tolkien's choices Modtheow 106 0 Jun 25 2007, 12:47am
                                                       Collapse What does bad saga-style writing look like? N.E. Brigand 96 41 Jun 23 2007, 6:15am
                                                           Collapse I must disagree with the assumption Stanislaus B. 138 10 Jun 23 2007, 9:58am
                                                               Collapse The "simplest" language? N.E. Brigand 91 8 Jun 23 2007, 5:31pm
                                                                   the easiest, most familiar Modtheow 140 0 Jun 23 2007, 6:07pm
                                                                   Collapse No, I disagree. Curious 113 6 Jun 24 2007, 7:33pm
                                                                       Collapse Elsewhere... N.E. Brigand 98 5 Jun 24 2007, 9:20pm
                                                                           Collapse Robert Graves did a great job Curious 92 4 Jun 24 2007, 9:51pm
                                                                               Collapse Letter #171. N.E. Brigand 103 3 Jun 25 2007, 1:27am
  Collapse Boy, compared to The Silmarillion Curious 93 2 Jun 25 2007, 11:16am
       Collapse LotR's narrator... N.E. Brigand 94 1 Jun 25 2007, 2:07pm
           It didn't hit me in the face Curious 108 0 Jun 25 2007, 2:22pm
                                                               I didn't make that assumption. Curious 105 0 Jun 24 2007, 7:24pm
                                                           Collapse well....I said I didn't like it, not that it's inferior per se a.s. 126 22 Jun 23 2007, 2:28pm
                                                               Collapse Same difference. Sort of. N.E. Brigand 110 21 Jun 23 2007, 5:37pm
                                                                   Collapse do we have a shared subjectivity? Daughter of Nienna 145 18 Jun 23 2007, 8:27pm
                                                                       Collapse nicely said! Wynnie 111 4 Jun 23 2007, 9:42pm
                                                                           Please do! Daughter of Nienna 91 0 Jun 23 2007, 10:27pm
                                                                           Collapse I would abandon that opening entirely. Curious 94 2 Jun 24 2007, 8:22pm
                                                                               Collapse I get that and Daughter of Nienna 101 1 Jun 25 2007, 5:29pm
  And it is overwhelming without real purpose. Curious 106 0 Jun 25 2007, 5:54pm
                                                                       Collapse Do you like other fantasies? Curious 128 11 Jun 24 2007, 8:19pm
                                                                           Collapse I never called Daughter of Nienna 87 10 Jun 25 2007, 7:26pm
                                                                               Unnecessary. N.E. Brigand 91 0 Jun 25 2007, 7:52pm
                                                                             Collapse hold up!! a.s. 136 3 Jun 25 2007, 9:40pm
  LOL ! N.E. Brigand 96 0 Jun 25 2007, 9:50pm
  Your Majesty! Modtheow 122 0 Jun 26 2007, 12:20am
  ROTHFL Daughter of Nienna 112 0 Jun 26 2007, 12:43am
                                                                               Collapse Let me rephrase. Curious 166 4 Jun 26 2007, 2:03am
  Collapse Proper beginning of discussion Stanislaus B. 100 3 Jun 26 2007, 3:38pm
       "consciously selected style and language" N.E. Brigand 130 0 Jun 26 2007, 4:40pm
       After all this discussion, though, Curious 118 0 Jun 26 2007, 4:47pm
       I'm glad you wrote that about Paradise Lost. GaladrielTX 94 0 Jun 26 2007, 5:35pm
                                                                       A poor phrase. N.E. Brigand 92 0 Jun 24 2007, 9:32pm
                                                                   Collapse Holy Eru! What are we arguing about, again? :-) a.s. 119 1 Jun 23 2007, 11:51pm
                                                                       Bows to point. Points to bow. N.E. Brigand 125 0 Jun 24 2007, 12:48am
                                                           Collapse Sort of like Modtheow 99 6 Jun 23 2007, 5:57pm
                                                               Collapse Some Tolkienists like to suppose... N.E. Brigand 112 4 Jun 23 2007, 6:05pm
                                                                   Collapse a medievalist strategy Modtheow 109 1 Jun 23 2007, 6:31pm
                                                                       Fun! N.E. Brigand 91 0 Jun 23 2007, 6:46pm
                                                                   Collapse The fate of modern literature Stanislaus B. 98 1 Jun 23 2007, 8:06pm
                                                                       Many factors influence which literature survives and which literature does not. Curious 131 0 Jun 24 2007, 8:14pm
                                                               I hate to be a snob, and Curious 109 0 Jun 24 2007, 7:43pm
                                                   Collapse Thank-you Daughter of Nienna 104 1 Jun 23 2007, 5:42am
                                                       Tolkien's linguistic skills Curious 121 0 Jun 23 2007, 1:07pm
                               "they say" N.E. Brigand 104 0 Jun 24 2007, 5:19am
                   Collapse More good comments by Simon... N.E. Brigand 125 12 Jun 22 2007, 5:29am
                       Collapse Fascinating! and depressing squire 116 1 Jun 22 2007, 10:34am
                           Few other series are multivolume novels. Curious 125 0 Jun 22 2007, 1:53pm
                       Collapse I see Wynnie 108 9 Jun 22 2007, 12:17pm
                           Collapse ...said the blind man dna 111 8 Jun 22 2007, 8:52pm
                               Collapse I was cheap Wynnie 107 6 Jun 22 2007, 10:06pm
                                   Collapse and easy dna 123 5 Jun 23 2007, 12:22pm
                                       Collapse Stop that! Wynnie 114 4 Jun 23 2007, 2:13pm
                                           Collapse sorry, but... dna 94 3 Jun 23 2007, 10:17pm
                                               Collapse oh, dear Wynnie 99 2 Jun 23 2007, 10:48pm
                                                   Collapse my dna 117 1 Jun 24 2007, 3:03pm
                                                       "geeky" Wynnie 97 0 Jun 24 2007, 4:24pm
                               Wynnie is right... N.E. Brigand 103 0 Jun 23 2007, 5:56pm
           story-tellers of old Daughter of Nienna 105 0 Jun 22 2007, 7:46am
           Prose: Tolkien vs. Lawrence, Wolfe, Farrell, Fitzgerald. N.E. Brigand 166 0 Jun 23 2007, 3:52am
       Collapse laughter & song will be short-lived in this tale Daughter of Nienna 119 2 Jun 22 2007, 7:30am
           Collapse Morwen and Rian Morwen 78 1 Jun 28 2007, 12:55am
               yes, I ageree Daughter of Nienna 369 0 Jun 28 2007, 5:47am
       Collapse Morwen the war-mongering huntress? N.E. Brigand 112 4 Jun 23 2007, 7:08am
           Collapse Hador, Morwen, Urwen, Hurin dna 134 3 Jun 23 2007, 1:29pm
               How can Húrin be “fiery in mood” and yet have the “fire in him burn steadily” Stanislaus B. 144 0 Jun 23 2007, 2:07pm
               Collapse Where are Marach, Malach, Magor and Hathol? N.E. Brigand 154 1 Jun 23 2007, 5:48pm
                   my mistake dna 93 0 Jun 23 2007, 9:32pm
       Huor is an easier target for orcish archers. N.E. Brigand 102 0 Jun 24 2007, 9:45pm
       late as usual Saelind 74 0 Jun 28 2007, 4:01am

  Expand entire thread Silmarillion Chapter 13: Of the Return of the Noldor Brethil 9557 132 May 22 2013, 1:10pm Jump to last post in thread (by Brethil)

  Expand entire thread Some confusing (to me) issues about the Power(s) of the Ring and Isildur Brethil 11442 129 Apr 3 2013, 6:04pm Jump to last post in thread (by CuriousG)
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