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The fall of Arthur

Author: J R R Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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The first publication of a previously unknown narrative poem by J.R.R. Tolkien, which begins the extraordinary story of the final days of England's legendary hero, King Arthur, and includes text regarding the great quantity of drafting and experimentation in verse left by Tolkien.
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Poetry
Fantasy poetry
Epic poetry
Named Person: Arthur, King; Arthur, King.; Artus.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien
ISBN: 9780544115897 0544115899
OCLC Number: 837445157
Notes: "Illustration ... Bill Sanderson."--Title page verso.
Description: 233 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword --
The fall of Arthur --
Notes on the text of The fall of Arthur --
The poem in Arthurian tradition --
The unwritten poem and its relation to The Silmarillion --
The evolution of the poem --
Appendix: Old English verse.
Responsibility: by J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Christopher Tolkien.

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The first publication of a previously unknown narrative poem by J.R.R. Tolkien, which begins the extraordinary story of the final days of England's legendary hero, King Arthur, and includes text regarding the great quantity of drafting and experimentation in verse left by Tolkien.

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