Robert Foster

American writer

1949   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: University of Pennsylvania
occupation: writer

Robert Foster (b. 1949 in Brooklyn, New York) is the author of the Guide to Middle-earth (1971), originally covering The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. After the publication of Tolkien's The Silmarillion, the guide was expanded to cover the latter work and republished as The Complete Guide to Middle-earth (1978). The thoroughness and accuracy of the book has earned it high praise.Foster earned a Ph.D. in English and Medieval Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and taught subsequently in the English Department at Rutgers University.
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The Complete Guide to Middle-earth

reference book for the fictional universe of J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth, compiled and edited by Robert Foster

author: Robert Foster


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