This article is the introduction to the special theme issue consisting of four essays on Authorizing Tolkien. Reid and Elam discuss medieval and postmodern theories of adaptation and interpretation and introduce the essays in the issue.
Reid, Robin A. and Elam, Michael D.
"Authorizing Tolkien: Control, Adaptation, and Dissemination of J.R.R. Tolkien's Works,"
Journal of Tolkien Research:
3, Article 1.
Available at: http://scholar.valpo.edu/journaloftolkienresearch/vol3/iss3/1