A Companion to J. R. R. Tolkien

A Companion to J. R. R. Tolkien

Editor(s): Stuart D. Lee

Published Online: 18 APR 2014 08:53PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470659823

Online ISBN: 9781118517468

DOI: 10.1002/9781118517468

About this Book

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

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Life

  2. Part II: The Academic

  3. Part III: The Legendarium

  4. Part IV: Context

  5. Part V: Critical Approaches

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