Middle-earth and Beyond : Essays on the World of J. R. R. Tolkien.

By: Kaščáková, Janka
Contributor(s): Kascakova, Janka
Publisher: Newcastle-upon-Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publisher, 2010Copyright date: ©2010Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (157 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781443826112Subject(s): Tolkien, J. R. R. -- (John Ronald Reuel), -- 1892-1973.;Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism.;Medievalism -- England -- History -- 20th century.;Middle Earth (Imaginary place);Middle Ages in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Middle-earth and Beyond : Essays on the World of J. R. R. TolkienDDC classification: 823.912 LOC classification: PR6039.O32 -- Z6963 2010ebOnline resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- TABLE OF CONTENTS -- LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- INTRODUCTION -- SOURCING TOLKIEN'S CIRCLES OF THE WORLD -- STAYING HOME AND TRAVELLING -- THE ENIGMATIC MR. BOMBADIL -- TOM BOMBADIL - MAN OF MYSTERY -- GROTESQUE CHARACTERS IN TOLKIEN'S NOVELS THE HOBBIT AND THE LORD OF THE RINGS -- "IT SNOWED FOOD AND RAINED DRINK" IN THE LORD OF THE RINGS -- "NO LAUGHING MATTER" -- "LIT.", "LANG.", "LING.", AND THE COMPANY THEY KEEP -- CONTRIBUTORS.
Summary: One wonders whether there really is a need for another volume of essays on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. Clearly there is. Especially when the volume takes new directions, employs new approaches, focuses on different texts, or reviews and then challenges received wisdom. This volume intends to do all that. The entries on sources and analogues in The Lord of the Rings, a favorite topic, are still able to take new directions. The analyses of Tolkien's literary art, less common in Tolkien critic...
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Intro -- TABLE OF CONTENTS -- LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- INTRODUCTION -- SOURCING TOLKIEN'S CIRCLES OF THE WORLD -- STAYING HOME AND TRAVELLING -- THE ENIGMATIC MR. BOMBADIL -- TOM BOMBADIL - MAN OF MYSTERY -- GROTESQUE CHARACTERS IN TOLKIEN'S NOVELS THE HOBBIT AND THE LORD OF THE RINGS -- "IT SNOWED FOOD AND RAINED DRINK" IN THE LORD OF THE RINGS -- "NO LAUGHING MATTER" -- "LIT.", "LANG.", "LING.", AND THE COMPANY THEY KEEP -- CONTRIBUTORS.

One wonders whether there really is a need for another volume of essays on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. Clearly there is. Especially when the volume takes new directions, employs new approaches, focuses on different texts, or reviews and then challenges received wisdom. This volume intends to do all that. The entries on sources and analogues in The Lord of the Rings, a favorite topic, are still able to take new directions. The analyses of Tolkien's literary art, less common in Tolkien critic...

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