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Tom Shippey taught at Oxford University at the same time as J. R. R. Tolkien & with the same syllabus, which gives him an intimate familiarity with the works that fueled Tolkien's imagination. He subsequently held the chair of English language & medieval literature at Leeds University that Tolkien had previously held. He currently holds the Walter J. Ong Chair of Humanities at St. Louis University in Missouri. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Road to Middle-earth 813 copies, 12 reviews
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King and Emperor (Author) 254 copies, 1 review
The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories (Editor) 178 copies, 2 reviews
Warriors of the Way (Author) 66 copies, 2 reviews
Beowulf 10 copies, 1 review
Tales from the Perilous Realm (Introduction, some editions) 975 copies, 9 reviews
The Science Fiction Encyclopedia (Contributor) 652 copies, 13 reviews
The Hammer and the Cross 400 copies, 3 reviews
The QPB Companion to The Lord of the Rings (Contributor) 318 copies, 1 review
A Tolkien Compass (Foreword) 312 copies, 1 review
Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth (Contributor) 254 copies, 1 review
Alternate Heroes (What Might Have Been, Vol. 2) (Contributor) 180 copies, 2 reviews
The Mammoth Book of Alternate Histories (Contributor) 176 copies, 5 reviews
Leaf by Niggle (Afterword, some editions) 163 copies, 2 reviews
The Cambridge Companion to C. S. Lewis (Contributor) 80 copies, 1 review
Tolkien and the Study of His Sources: Critical Essays (Contributor) 56 copies, 10 reviews

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