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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:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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J. R. R. Tolkien is perhaps best known for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, but it is in The Silmarillion that the true depth of Tolkien's Middle-earth can be understood. The Silmarillion was written before, during, and after Tolkien wrote The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. A collection of stories, it provides information alluded to in Tolkien's better known works and, in doing so, turns The Lord of the  Read more...
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Flieger, Verlyn, 1933-
Splintered light.
Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, c2002
(DLC) 2002073175
(OCoLC)50235117
Named Person: J R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien; John R R Tolkien
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Verlyn Flieger
ISBN: 9781612773353 1612773354 9781612773346 1612773346
OCLC Number: 823170619
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 196 p.)
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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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 Owen  Read more...

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