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Thomas Alan Shippey (born 9 September 1943) is a scholar of medieval literature, including that of Anglo-Saxon England, and of modern fantasy and science fiction, in particular the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, about whom he has written several scholarly studies. He is widely considered one of the leading academic scholars on Tolkien. Shippey retired from the Walter J. Ong Chair of Humanities at Saint Louis University's College of Arts and Sciences in 2008.

His work and life cross paths in many ways with that of Tolkien; like Tolkien, he attended King Edward's School in Birmingham and taught Old English at Oxford University. He occupied Tolkien's former chair at the University of Leeds.

Under the pseudonym of "Tom Allen" he has written two stories that were published in anthologies edited by Peter Weston. The first published was the fantasy story "King, Dragon" in Andromeda 2 in 1977; the second was the science fiction novelette "Not Absolute" in Andromeda 3 in 1978.

Under the pseudonym of John Holm, he is also the co-author (with Harry Harrison) of The Hammer and the Cross trilogy of alternate history/fantasy novels.

In 2009, he wrote a scholarly 21-page introduction to Flights of Eagles, a collection of James Blish works.

In addition to writing books of his own, he has edited both The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories, and The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories. he is the editor of the journal Studies in Medievalism. He serves on the editorial board of Tolkien Studies: An Annual Scholarly Review.

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Total Books: 11
Roots and Branches
2007 - Roots and Branches (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783905703054
ISBN-10: 390570305X
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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JRR Tolkien Autor Del Siglo/ Author of the Century
2005 - Jrr Tolkien Autor Del Siglo/ Author of the Century [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788445073537
ISBN-10: 8445073532
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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The Road to Middle-earth  Revised and Expanded Edition
2003 - The Road to Middle-earth Revised and Expanded Edition (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780618257607
ISBN-10: 0618257608
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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Studies in Medievalism XII Film and Fiction Reviewing the Middle Ages
2003 - Studies in Medievalism XII Film and Fiction Reviewing the Middle Ages (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780859917728
ISBN-10: 085991772X
Genre: Arts & Photography
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JRR Tolkien Author of the Century
2002 - Jrr Tolkien Author of the Century (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780618257591
ISBN-10: 0618257594
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Substores
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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JRR Tolkien  Author of the Century
2001 - Jrr Tolkien Author of the Century (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780618127641
ISBN-10: 061812764X
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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The QPB Companion to the Lord of the Rings
2001 - The Qpb Companion to the Lord of the Rings (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780965307888
ISBN-10: 0965307883
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
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The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories
1994 - The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780192142160
ISBN-10: 019214216X
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