J.R R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment (review)

  title={J.R R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment (review)},
  author={Kelley M. Wickham-Crowley},
  journal={Tolkien Studies},
  pages={266 - 278}


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