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Biography History of JRR Tolkien

Biography History of JRR Tolkien

John Ronal Reuel Tolkien is a young man who was born in South Africa on January 3, 1982. Died in Oxford, England on 1982 at the age of 81 years. A novelist who was born in Great Britain who successfully published the novel The Hobbit plada in 1937. After the success of his first novel JRR Tolkien continued his work with the title The Lord of the Rings in 1920-1955.

JRR Tolkien, who had a career as a professor in English at the University of Leeds in 1925. As a professor at the University of Oxfor and Anglo-Saxon Basa at Oxvord University from 1945 to 1955.

He is a very devout Roman Catholic. Tolkient is a good friend of C.S Lewais and also a member of Inklinks. Inklinks is a writing community created by JRR Tolkien.


Biography of the Tolkien Family

As far as we know, many of Tolkien’s family and side work as masons. Born in Sakses – Germany, but those who have been living in England for a long time since the 18th century. Quickly and profoundly become a British citizen (Letters, 165). The surname Tolkient is a name taken in the English form, Tollkiehn.

Tolkiehn itself is taken from the German base tollk├╝hn which means “brave”. Professor Rahbold, in his essay entitled The Notion Club Papers, is the result of a word play by Tolkien.

JRR Tolkien’s Career From Childhood

Tolkien’s father was a British bank manager named Arthur Reuel Tolkien (1857-1896) and his mother named Mabel Suffield (1870-1896). Tolkien has an older brother, Hilary Artur Reuel, who was born on 17 February 1985.

At the age of three, Tolkien went to England with his mother and brother
in the planned family visit. However, at this time his father, who died in South Africa, was bleeding in the brain.

Because of that, when they had income so they moved to Birmingham with their grandparents. Not long, in 1986, they started moving to an area in England, namely Sarehole. At that time it was a Worcestershire village that was recently merged with Birmingham.

JRR Tolkien for trekking the Sarehole Mill and Moseley Bog and trekking the Clent Hills and Lickey hills. The places he visited were an inspiration from the books he wrote. Besides, the town or village of Worcestershire is Bromsgrove, Alcester, and Alvechurch and several places that he uses as his fictional essays.

As a teenager, Tolkien, who started his career in creating his own language, became interested in hero tales. Mabel, who as a mother always taught botanical science (the study of plants).

As a mother who has awakened a taste that has aroused a sense of liking about looking at plants. Tolkien was easy drawing and studying types of trees. However, the expertise in language is already very thick.

Mabel as a mother also teaches her two children in Latin. At the age of four, Tolkien could read and write easily. He attended King Edward School in Birmingham. Meanwhile, his other students were lining the route for the King George V pilot parade which served as a place to sing. After that young Tolkien attended St Phillip’s School and Exeter College, Oxford.

The Adolescence of a Great Writer

Tolkien, who began to fall in love with Edith Marry Bra, who was three years older than him. Father Francis, who forbade him to meet and speak even loved him, finally Tolkien obeyed all of them. The young Tolkien who created a secret society together with Rob Gilson, Geoffrey Smith, and Christopher Wiseman was named T.C.BS.

The association was created in a way that they love to drink tea at the Barrow Shop near the school. After the lulls from there, all the members remained in touch, and they held a council in London in 1914. For a Tolkien, the council produced a good thing to turn into poetry.

Tolkien’s Success In His Book

Apart from the two fictional stories as well as The Lord of the title The Hobbit Rings, it has several other insights. JRR Tolkien also has other books published after his death. The essay which is also mentioned as Legendarium is fictional mythology about the ancient period. In his book, the earth is called Arda and the middle Earth.

A land that is occupied by special humans. Most of his work was created monumentally as a result of notes compiled by Christopher Reuel Tolkien.
The influenced popularity of Tolkien’s work has survived to the present day, earning Tolkien the nickname the father of the modern high fantasy genre.

The results of the fictional stories that Tolkien made were not all adapted from the stories that were told to his children. The same is the case with everything that is told in the Legendarium, which is not a real thing.

Tolkien’s Fiction and Poetry

  • Songs for the Philologists, by 1935 E.V. Gordon et al.
  • The Hobbit or There and Back Again in 1937 ISBN 0-618-00221-9 (HM).
  • Leaf by Niggle (short story) in 1945
  • The Lay of Aotrou and Itron in 1945 was published in the Welsh Review
  • Farmer Giles of Ham (c. Trim 1949 (medieval fable)
  • The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth in 1953 Beorhthelm’s Son published with the essay Ofermod