A Companion to J. R. R. Tolkien

Author(s): Stuart D. Lee
Genre: Language Arts
Original Publish Date: Apr 02, 2014
Product Number: EB00314910
Released: Apr 23, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118517482
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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This is a complete resource for scholars and students of Tolkien, as well as avid fans, with coverage of his life, work, dominant themes, influences, and the critical reaction to his writing. -An in-depth examination of Tolkien's entire work by a cadre of top scholars -Provides up-to-date discussion and analysis of Tolkien's scholarly and literary works, including his latest posthumous book, The Fall of Arthur, as well as addressing contemporary adaptations, including the new Hobbit films -Investigates various themes across his body of work, such as mythmaking, medieval languages, nature, war, religion, and the defeat of evil -Discusses the impact of his work on art, film, music, gaming, and subsequent generations of fantasy writers