Tolkien's intellectual landscape / E.L. Risden.

"The work of J.R.R. Tolkien has had a effect on contemporary fiction and filmmaking. Often disparaged by critics, Tolkien's fiction created a market for the "fantasy trilogy" and his academic work represents an innovative contribution to the field of philology. This book describe...

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Main Author: Risden, Edward L., 1957- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2015]
©2015.
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505 0 |a Tolkien as scholar, narrator, stylist -- Heart of darkness, heart of light: externalizing the internalized quest -- The world of the text and the expanding waste land -- Tolkien on heroism: Beorhtnoth, Aragorn, and Arthur -- Epic, faërie, and myth: the mortal and the monstrous body -- Tolkien and myth: Orientalism and Occidentalism -- Good and evil, choice and control -- Teaching Tolkien and his world, and why he matters. 
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