Christina Scull (born 6 March 1942 in Bristol, England) is a British researcher and writer best known for her books about the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, in collaboration with her husband Wayne G. Hammond who is also a Tolkien scholar.[1][2] They have jointly won Mythopoeic Scholarship Awards for Inklings Studies five times.

Biography edit

Christina Scull was born in Bristol and was educated at the Redmaids' High School there. She worked for the London Board of Trade from 1961 to 1971 while completing her Bachelor of Arts degree in art history and medieval history at Birkbeck College. From 1971 to 1995, she served as Librarian of the Sir John Soane's Museum in London.[3] John Garth describes Scull and Hammond as "two highly regarded veterans of Tolkien studies."[4] She married the American Tolkien scholar Wayne G. Hammond in December 1994 and has subsequently collaborated with him on several projects.[3]

Awards and distinctions edit

Mythopoeic Scholarship Awards for Inklings Studies, all jointly with Hammond:

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See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ Mitchell, Philip Irving. "A Beginner's Guide to Tolkien Criticism". Dallas Baptist University. Retrieved 24 July 2012.
  2. ^ "A Select Bibliography of Works about John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973)". St. Bonaventure University. Retrieved 24 July 2012.
  3. ^ a b Hammond, Wayne G.; Scull, Christina. "Who We Are". wayne & christina. Retrieved 25 November 2022.
  4. ^ Garth, John (15 May 2007). "The J. R. R. Tolkien Companion and Guide, Volume I: Chronology, and: Volume II: Reader's Guide (review)". Tolkien Studies. 4 (1): 255–266. doi:10.1353/tks.2007.0019. S2CID 170907016.
  5. ^ a b c d e "Mythopoeic Awards – Scholarship". Mythopoeic Society. Retrieved 18 September 2020.

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