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North Smithfield High School Library: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien:

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien:

Use the resources below to research/explore The Hobbit:

Bloom's Literature Database:

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Use the following username and password when prompted:

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password: northmen

Examples of articles found using this resource:

Joseph Campbell: Hero's Journey

The Hero's Journey:

Explore the 17 Stages of Joseph Campbell's Monomyth

“A hero ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonder: fabulous forces are there encountered and a decisive victory is won: the hero comes back from this mysterious adventure with the power to bestow boons on his fellow man.”
– Joseph Campbell

Quick Hobbit Origin Story:

How J.R.R. Tolkien thought of The Hobbit 

(Approx. 1 minute)

The Hobbit (1977) - Rankin/Bass:

Watch the animated 1977 Rankin/Bass version of The Hobbit in its entirety! 

(Approx. 78 minutes)

J.R.R. Tolkien Interview:

J.R.R.T.: A Film Portrait of J.R.R. Tolkien (1996)

(Approx. 108 minutes)