Meaning of Tolkien, J. R. R. in English:

Tolkien, J. R. R.

Pronunciation /ˈtɒlkiːn/

proper noun

  • (1892–1973), British novelist and literary scholar, born in South Africa; full name John Ronald Reuel Tolkien. He is famous for the fantasy adventures The Hobbit (1937) and The Lord of the Rings (1954–5), set in Middle Earth.