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Tolkien : a look behind "The lord of the rings"

Author: Lin Carter
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of Tolkien's classic trilogy and of the glorious tradition from which it grew; Satire or allegory? - The fairy story - Classical epic - Chanson de Geste - Medieval romance - The naming of names.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carter, Lin.
Tolkien.
New York, Ballantine Books [1969]
(OCoLC)580759981
Named Person: J R R Tolkien
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lin Carter
OCLC Number: 7663
Notes: "A Ballantine Book 01550"--Cover.
Description: 211 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Lin Carter.

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An exploration of Tolkien's classic trilogy and of the glorious tradition from which it grew; Satire or allegory? - The fairy story - Classical epic - Chanson de Geste - Medieval romance - The naming of names.

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