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The hobbit

Author: Stephen W Potts
Publisher: Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, [2016]
Series: Critical insights.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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J.R.R. Tolkien's novel was met with international acclaim upon its publication in 1937, given its adventurous plot, elements of high fantasy, and lovable protagonist, Bilbo Baggins. This compilation of essays closely studies the classic staple of children's literature by examining some of its themes-such as maturation and overcoming greed-exploring the world of Middle-earth, and comparing/contrasting the text with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hobbit.
Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, [2016]
(OCoLC)951468957
Named Person: J R R Tolkien
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen W Potts
ISBN: 9781682171219 1682171213
OCLC Number: 964520877
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 245 pages)
Contents: About This Volume, Stephen W. Potts / Stephen W. Potts --
The Portal to Middle-earth, Stephen W. Potts / Stephen W. Potts --
The Life of J.R.R. Tolkien, Stephen W. Potts / Stephen W. Potts --
J.R.R. Tolkien's World: Literary, Cultural, and Historical Influences on Middle-earth's Subcreator, Kelly R. Orazi / Kelly R. Orazi --
An Unexpected Success: The Hobbit and the Critics, Alicia Fox-Lenz / Alicia Fox-Lenz --
The Riddles and the Cup: Medieval Germanic Motifs in The Hobbit, Jason Fisher / Jason Fisher --
Bilbo Baggins, Harry Potter, and the Fate of Enchantment, John Rosegrant / John Rosegrant --
"Of Gold and an Alloy": Tolkien, The Hobbit, and the Northern Heroic Spirit, Hannah Parry / Hannah Parry --
"Witness Those Rings and Roundelays": The Hobbit as Fairy-Story, Jared Lobdell / Jared Lobdell --
Fairy-Stories That Fueled The Hobbit, Kris Swank / Kris Swank --
The Poems of The Hobbit, Josh Brown / Josh Brown --
A Turning Point in His Career: The Effect of The Hobbit on Middle-earth, Sara Waldorf / Sara Waldorf --
The Hobbit: A Mythopoeic Need for Adventure, Jelena Borojević / Jelena Borojević --
Growing Up Tolkien: Finding Our Way through Mirkwood, Kayla Shaw. / Kayla Shaw --
How to Slay a Dragon When You Are Only Three Feet Tall, Aurélie Brémont / Aurélie Brémont --
Tolkien and the Illustrators: Visual Representations of The Hobbit, M. Lee Alexander / M. Lee Alexander --
Chronology of Tolkien's Life Works / J.R.R. Tolkien. Bibliography --
About the Editor --
Contributors.
Series Title: Critical insights.
Responsibility: editor, Stephen W. Potts.

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In-depth critical discussions of J.R.R. Tolkien's novel - Plus complimentary, unlimited online access to the full content of this great literary reference.  Read more...

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