Tolkien & Lewis
Websites and Digital Archives
Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.
- Tolkien, J. R. R. 1892-1973 -- Criticism and Interpretation
- Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963
- The Lord of the Rings
- The Chronicles of Narnia
- Middle Earth (Imaginary Place)
- Narnia (Imaginary Place)
The following databases are specifically useful for your topic. You can search them individually on the databases page.
The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. You can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.
- Fantasy and Science Fiction
- J.R.R. Tolkien
- C.S. Lewis
- Tolkien Studies
- Journal of Tolkien Research
Print Materials at the Von Canon Library
Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.
|Road to Middle-earth: How J. R. R. Tolkien created a new mythology / Tom Shippey||O.S.Card PR 6039 .O32 Z824 2003|
|Tolkien and C.S. Lewis : the gift of friendship / Colin Duriez||O.S.Card PR 6039 .O32 Z639|
|Surprised By Joy / C. S. Lewis||BV 4935 .L43 A3 1956|
|Tolkien the medievalist / ed. by Jane Chance||O.S.Card PR 6039 .O32 Z87 2003|
|A Secret Vice: Tolkien on invented languages / ed. by Dimitra Fimi & Andrew Higgins||O.S.Card PR 6039 .O32 A6 2016|
|The collected letters of C. S. Lewis / ed. by Walter Hooper||O.S.Card PR 6023 .E926 Z48 2004|
|The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien / ed. by Humphrey Carpenter||O.S.Card PR 6039 .O32 Z48 c.2|
|The Inklings handbook : a comprehensive guide to the lives, thought, and writings of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, Owen Barfield, and their friends / Colin Duriez and David Porter||O.S.Card PR 478 .I54 D87|
|Tree of tales : Tolkien, literature, and theology / edited by Trevor Hart and Ivan Khovacs||O.S.Card PR 6039 .O32 Z883 2007|
|C.S. Lewis: A Life: Eccentric genius, reluctant prophet / Alister McGrath||O.S.Card PR 6023 .E926 Z7946 2013|
|The C.S. Lewis Phenomenon: Christianity and the public sphere / Samuel Joeckel||PR 6023 .E926 Z733 2013|
|J.R.R. Tolkien: A biography / Leslie Ellen Jones||O.S.Card PR 6039 .O345 Z6616|
|Tolkien Studies: An Annual Scholarly Review||O.S.Card PR 6039 .O32 Z4588 v.1-9|