Articles by Franco Manni-(T)

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    Tolkien member of the Valar Guild.
    Joined as Tolkien member Franco Manni-(T) Aug. 25, 2004 with his book review.
    Runs the Tolkien fanzine "Endore".

Book Reviews Book reviews were moved to the Book List and Reviews section, run by Arveleg-V. (At one time these were filed under the section for Tolkien.)
    "J.R.R. Tolkien.  The History of Middle-earth, 12 volumes"  in English, in Italian
        Oct. 18, 2002. Email Feb. 24, 2007.
       Also here.
    "Christopher Garbowski. Recovery and Transcendence for the Contemporary Mythmaker. The Spiritual Dimension in the Works of J. R. R. Tolkien. Maria Curie-Sklodowska University Press, Lublin (Poland), 2000, 232 pages."
        Received Feb. 1,  2007 (somehow missed), and re-sent Feb. 24, 2007.
    "Tom Shippey, Roots and Branches, Walking Tree Publishers, Zollikofen (Switzerland), 2007, pp. 416". Review in English.
        Received by email Jan. 13, 2009. Arveleg-(V) added it to the Valar Guild's Book List and Reviews section on his server Jan. 27. It is also available from this link from Varda-(Valar) on Alatar-(Valar)'s server.
    "Alex Lewis and Elizabeth Currie. The Uncharted Realms of Tolkien" Review in English.
        Oct. 9, 2002.

    Real and Imaginary History in Lord of the Rings
        Translation from Italian to English by Jimmy Bishop for Franco Manni.
        Received here Feb. 17, 2008
        First published in the magazine Terra di Mezzo, issue number 4, autumn 1996.
        Reprinted in Franco Manni (editor), Mitopoiesi, Grafo Editore, Brescia, 2005.

    The Complexity of Tolkien's Attitude Toward the Second World War with Simone Bonechi1
        This paper was given by Franco Manni at a conference Aug. 2005 at the 5Oth  Anniversary Tolkien Conference in England, for 700 people from dozens of countries. This was made more difficult as he has some trouble with English, being Italian. A native speaker of English helped him with the translation of this written version.
        Received Feb. 21, 2006; Feb. 24, 2006 with 96 notes of bibliography.

    Received June 21, 2005: a zip file labeled "Grafo -Editore, Mitopoiesi. Fantasia e Storia in".

    Received March 1, 2006: Report in Italian on the August 2005 Tolkien conference in Birmingham by Beppe Roncarie.and  Davide Cattaneo, with authorization to print it if it can be translated to English, and authorization to print the short part by Franco Manni about Birmingham and about his airplane problems. No Italian translator located yet.


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