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The mythology of Middle-earth

Author: Ruth S Noel
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the relationship of Tolkien's Middle-earth mythology to the legends and myths of many cultures.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Noel, Ruth S.
Mythology of Middle-earth.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1977
(OCoLC)568005389
Named Person: J R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien; John R R Tolkien
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth S Noel
ISBN: 0395250064 9780395250068
OCLC Number: 2542757
Description: x, 198 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Themes: Fate, Subterranean Descent, Denial of Death, Language, Chronology --
Places: Middle-earth, Numenor, The Blessed Realm --
Beings: Hobbits, Smeagol-Gollum, Men, The Old Gods --
Things: Dragons, Rings of Power, Weapons, Barrows.
Responsibility: Ruth S. Noel.

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Examines the relationship of Tolkien's Middle-earth mythology to the legends and myths of many cultures.

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