Thursday, 7 August 2014


The following blog is the final project for Professor Melba Tomeo’s History of Children Literature course. This blog provides information relating to J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit.
The following content is available by traversing the various tabs at the top of the blog:
  • A summary of the events in the novel
  • A short biography of J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Characters and themes
  • Historical context of publication
  • Various movie adaptations as presented by Peter Jackson (and viewed through film trailers)
  • A discussion of the novel's place in the Canons of Sentiment and Significance
  • A list of references and citations for this project