Basic Hierarchy for this Wiki (decreasing relevance):

  1. 1st: J. R. R. Tolkien, works published during lifetime:
    1. The Hobbit (1937)
    2. The Lord of the Rings (1954-1955)
    3. The Adventures of Tom Bombadil (1962)
    4. The Road Goes Ever On (1967-1968)
  2. 2nd: Posthumous publications:
    1. The Silmarillion (1977)
    2. Later unfinished works
      1. Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth (1980)
      2. The History of Middle-earth (series, 12 volumes)
        1. The Book of Lost Tales, Part I (1983)
        2. The Book of Lost Tales, Part II (1984)
        3. The Lays of Beleriand (1985)
        4. The Shaping of Middle-earth (1986)
        5. The Lost Road and Other Writings (1987)
        6. The Return of the Shadow (The History of The Lord of the Rings Volume 1) (1988)
        7. The Treason of Isengard (The History of The Lord of the Rings Volume 2) (1989)
        8. The War of the Ring (The History of The Lord of the Rings Volume 3) (1990)
        9. Sauron Defeated (includes The History of The Lord of the Rings Volume 4) (1992)
        10. Morgoth's Ring (The Later Silmarillion Volume 1) (1993)
        11. The War of the Jewels (The Later Silmarillion Volume 2) (1994)
        12. The Peoples of Middle-earth (1996)
    3. Books assembled and edited by C. J. R. Tolkien
      1. The Children of Húrin (2007)
      2. Beren and Lúthien (2017)
      3. The Fall of Gondolin (2018)
    4. Letters
    5. Early works
    6. Illustrations and sketches
  3. 3rd: Works not written by J.R.R Tolkien:
    1. Tolkien studies, Conlang publications
    2. Pen&Paper games, Tabletop games, Card games, Videogames etc.
    3. Fanfic

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