The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, IV: Princess Mee

This short poem is described as having been written into the marigins of the Red Book. It is supposed to depict a hobbit's idea of what an elf-maiden is. A precursor of the poem, called The Princess Ni, was published in the collection Leeds University Verse 1914-24. 


Tolkien week: Day 3 – Middle-earth Questionaire

Since I saw that fellow blogger James at A Tolkienist's Perspective had answered these questions put forward by this blog, I decided to have a go at answering them as well! 1.  What draws you to Tolkien's stories?  (The characters, the quests, the themes, the worlds, etc.) What caught me the first readings is the … Continue reading Tolkien week: Day 3 – Middle-earth Questionaire