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Tolkien: A Celebration. Collected Writings on a Literary Legacy (ISBN 0-89870-866-4) is a collection by Joseph Pearce of fourteen essays and articles about J.R.R. Tolkien, written and contributed by different Tolkien scholars and by acquaintances of his. It was published by HarperCollins (UK) in 1999, and is dedicated to Owen Barfield, the first of the Inklings, who had died two years before.

A new edition was published in 2001 by Ignatius Press (San Francisco).

Table of contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Dedication
  1. "Recollections of J.R.R. Tolkien" by George Sayer
  2. "Over the Chasm of Fire: Christian Heroism in The Silmarillion and The Lord of the Rings" by Stratford Caldecott
  3. "Modernity in Middle-earth" by Patrick Curry
  4. "J.R.R. Tolkien and the Art of the Parable" by Robert Murray SJ
  5. "The Lord of the Rings - A Catholic View" by Charles A. Coulombe
  6. "On the Reality of Fantasy" by James V. Schall SJ
  7. "J.R.R. Tolkien: A Mythology for England" by Elwin Fairburn
  8. "The Sense of Time in Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings" by Kevin Aldrich
  9. "Tolkien and the Catholic Literary Revival", Joseph Pearce
  10. "A Far-Off Gleam of the Gospel: Salvation in Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings" by Colin Gunton
  11. "Root and Tree: The Growth of Tolkien's Writings" by Richard Jeffery
  12. "J.R.R. Tolkien: Master of Middle-earth" by Stephen R. Lawhead
  13. "The Passion According to Tolkien" by Sean McGrath
  14. "The Other Oxford Movement: Tolkien and the Inklings" by Walter Hooper
  15. "Tolkien and C.S. Lewis: An Interview with Walter Hooper"
  • Index

Translations around the world

Foreign Language Translated name
Afrikaans Tolkien: 'N Viering
Albanian Tolkien: Një Festim
Arabic تولكين: احتفال
Armenian Թոլքին: Տոնակատարություն
Azerbaijani Tolkin: Bir bayrametmə
Basque Tolkien: Ospakizuna
Belarusian Cyrillic Толкін: Святкаванне
Bengali টলকিন: উদযাপন
Bosnian Tolkien: Proslava
Bulgarian Cyrillic Толкин: А Празнуване
Catalan Tolkien: Una Celebració
Cebuano Tolkien: Usa ka selebrasyon
Chinese 托爾金: 一个庆典
Croatian Tolkien: Slavlje
Czech Tolkien: Oslava
Danish Tolkien: En Fejringen
Dutch Tolkien: Een Viering
Estonian Tolkien: Tähistamine
French Tolkien: Une Célébration
Galician Tolkien: Unha Celebración
Georgian ტოლკინი: ზეიმი
German Tolkien: Eine Feier
Greek Τόλκιν: Μια Εορτασμός
Gujarati ટોલ્કિયન: એક ઉજવણી
Haitian Creole Tolkien: Yon Selebrasyon
Hebrew טולקין: חגיגה
Hindi टोल्किन: एक उत्सव
Hungarian Tolkien: Ünneplés
Icelandic Tolkien: Hátíðahald
Indonesian Tolkien: Sebuah perayaan
Irish Gaelic Tolkien: Ceiliúradh
Italian Tolkien: Una Celebrazione
Japanese トールキン: セレブレイション
Kannada ಟೊಲ್ಕಿನ್: ಒಂದು ಆಚರಣೆ
Kazakh Толкиен: Мереке (Cyrillic) Tolkïen: Мереке (Latin)
Korean 톨킨: 축전
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Толкин: Майрамдоо
Latin Tolkien: A Celebrationem
Latvian Tolkien: Svinības
Lithuanian Tolkien: Šventimas
Luxembourgish Tolkien: Eng Feier
Macedonian Cyrillic Толкин: Прослава
Malagasy Tolkien: Fankalazana
Malaysian Tolkien: Sambutan
Maltese Tolkien: Ċelebrazzjoni
Marathi टॉल्कीन: उत्सव
Mongolian Cyrillic Толкин: Баяр
Nepalese टोल्किएन: एक उत्सव
Norwegian Tolkien: En Feiring
Persian تالکین: جشن
Polish Tolkien: Celebrowanie
Portuguese Tolkien: Uma Celebração
Punjabi ਟੋਲਕੀਅਨ: ਇੱਕ ਜਸ਼ਨ
Romanian Tolkien: O Sărbătoare
Russian Толкин: Празднование
Scottish Gaelic Tolkien: Subhachas
Serbian Толкин: Прослава (Cyrillic) Tolkin: Proslava (Latin)
Sinhalese ටොලිකින්: උත්සවයක්
Slovak Tolkien: Oslava
Slovenian Tolkien: Praznovanje
Spanish Tolkien: Una Celebración
Swahili Tolkien: Sherehe
Swedish Tolkien: En Firandet
Tamil டோல்கீன்: ஒரு கொண்டாட்டம்
Telugu టోల్కీన్: ఒక వేడుకలు
Thai โทลคีน: การเฉลิมฉลอง
Urdu ٹولکین: جشن
Ukrainian Cyrillic Толкін: Святкування
Welsh Tolkien: Dathliad
Yiddish טאָלקיען: א סעלעבראַטיאָן
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