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Perilous realms : Celtic and Norse in Tolkien's Middle-earth

Author: Marjorie Burns
Publisher: Toronto : Univ. of Toronto Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Perilous Realms gives this advantage to all readers and provides new discoveries, including material from obscure, little-known Celtic texts and a likely new source for the name 'hobbit.' It is truly  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie Burns
ISBN: 0802038069 9780802038067 0802038719 9780802038715
OCLC Number: 254993213
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [201] - 207.
Awards: Short-listed for Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies - The Mythopoeic Society 2008 (Canada)
Description: XII, 225 Seiten
Contents: Acknowledgments A Note on Spelling Abbreviations Introduction 1. Two Norths and Their English Blend 2. Skin-Changing in More than One Sense: The Complexity of Beorn 3. Bridges, Gates, and Doors 4. Iceland and Middle-earth: Two Who Loved the North 5. Spiders and Evil Red Eyes: The Shadow Sides of Gandalf and Galadriel 6. Wisewomen, Shieldmaidens, Nymphs, and Goddesses 7. Eating, Devouring, Sacrifice, and Ultimate Just Deserts (Why Elves Are Vegetarian and the Unrefined Are Not) 8. Three Questions by Way of Conclusion
Responsibility: Marjorie Burns.

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