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Tolkien's art : a mythology for England

Author: Jane Chance
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"J.R.R. Tolkien's zeal for medieval literary, religious, and cultural ideas deeply influenced his entire life and provided the seeds for his own fiction. In Tolkien's Art, Chance discusses not only such classics as The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion, but focuses on his minor works as well, outlining in detail the sources and influences-from pagan epic to Christian legend-that formed the  Read more...
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Chance, Jane, 1945-
Tolkien's art.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2001
(DLC) 2001002584
(OCoLC)46952393
Named Person: J R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Chance
ISBN: 0813170869 9780813170862 9780813138091 0813138094
OCLC Number: 65338035
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 262 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The critic as monster: Tolkien's lectures, prefaces, and foreword --
The king under the mountain: Tolkien's children's story --
The Christian king: Tolkien's fairy-stories --
The Germanic lord: Tolkien's medieval parodies --
The lord of the rings: Tolkien's epic --
The creator of the Silmarils: Tolkien's "Book of lost tales."
Responsibility: Jane Chance.

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