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Splintered light : logos and language in Tolkien's world

Author: Verlyn Flieger
Publisher: Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Verlyn Flieger's expanded and updated edition of ""Splintered Light"", a study of Tolkien's fiction first published in 1983, examines ""The Silmarillion"" and ""The Lord of the Rings"" in light of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: J R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien; John R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Verlyn Flieger
ISBN: 0873387449 9780873387446
OCLC Number: 50235117
Description: xxii, 196 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A man of antitheses --
Dyscatastrophe --
Eucatastrophe --
"Poetic diction" and splintered light --
Fantasy and phenomena --
Splintered light and splintered being --
Theme and variations --
A disease of mythology --
Perception = name = identity --
Ourselves as others see us --
amazing wine and cellar doors --
Light and heat --
Making versus hoarding --
Light out of darkness --
Beyond the music --
Light for light --
Beren and Thingol --
The smallest fragment --
Filled with clear light --
One good custom.
Responsibility: Verlyn Flieger.

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